This program is 28 minutes long
(Darmstadt, Germany: Katy Tur) The Rosetta spacecraft’s 10-year mission reviewed; photos shown of the comet surface; scenes shown from Mission Control in Germany and viewing parties in the US; diagrams & animations shown. [KID – reacts.] [NASA scientist Claudia ALEXANDER- says it was bold.] [NASA planetary science director Jim GREEN- notes Earth’s water came from comets & meteorites.]
(Studio: Anne Thompson) A deal between the US & China to reduce carbon emissions examined; statistics on greenhouse gases cited; details given about China’s coal use. [President OBAMA – says we have a responsibility to lead the effort against climate change.] [Union of Concerned Scientists Alden MEYER- says it gives us a fighting chance of heading off the worst impacts of climate change.] [The Earth Institute at Columbia University professor Jeffrey SACHS- says this is going to help reduce the cost of renewable energy.] [Senator Mitch McCONNELL- criticizes the deal.]
(Denver: Janet Shamlian) The cold and snowy weather reviewed; scenes shown of snow in Denver, wind damage in Seattle, downed trees in Oregon, fog in Boston and at the Statue of Liberty; time lapse photos of the melting snow at Mt. Rushmore shown; temperatures cited. [DRIVER, MAN – comment.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(The Weather Channel: Janice Huff) The weather forecast for the next several days presented; maps shown.
(New York: Stephanie Gosk) The rescue of window washers trapped on a broken scaffold at the new World Trade Center building featured; scenes & photos shown. [FDNY Commissioner Daniel NIGRO, Lt. Bill RYAN- comment.]
(Bethesda, Maryland: Tom Costello) The shopping deals right now that are as good as Black Friday prices featured; price comparisons cited; details given about “Black Friday season” at Target & Walmart. [2 SHOPPERS – comment.] [Nerdwallet.com Farnoosh TORABI- says retailers are banking on the fact that we don’t have time to be tracking prices month by month.] [CNBC retail reporter Courtney REAGAN- notes the importance of holiday shopping for retailers.]
(Boston: Kate Snow) Boston doctor Nahid Bhadelia’s second trip to Sierra Leone to treat Ebola patients featured. [Port Loko orphan “MARK” - says because of Ebola he can’t go to school.] [BHADELIA – talks about the children; says anyone who has the time and ability should volunteer.]