California sues Fannie and Freddie

Jul 15, 2010
Steve Chiotakis talks to the Wall Street Journal's Nick Timiraos about California's lawsuit against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over clean-energy home loan programs.

More water for Brits, but at what cost?

Jul 13, 2010
Britain opened its first mainland, large-scale water desalination plants to keep up with thirsty Brits all over London, but critics say deeper problems like leaky Dickensian-era pipes are being ignored.

'Think twice, act once,' says new BP cap

Jul 13, 2010
Sure, the new cap on BP's leaking oil well may have a chance of stanching the flow and all parties involved can breathe a sigh of relief, but after, what next?

A summer without AC? It's possible

Jul 12, 2010
Kai Ryssdal talks to author Stan Cox about his new book "Losing our Cool," which talks about the consequences air conditioning has had on the environment and people's health.

Resort towns feeling effects of oil spill

Jul 12, 2010
Businesses and banks along the Gulf coast were nervous when the oil started leaking from the Deepwater Horizon rig, and in the months since, they're still unsure what will happen.