Climate change: Why all the arguments? Video
CNET News.com's Zamir Haider talked with Stanford University scientist Terry Root who's been studying the effect of climate change on animals and the environment. She explained three changes that would most help cope with global warming.
One member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has looked closely at what's happening to animals. Terry Root of Stanford University talks with CNET News.com's Zamir Haider about changes that have already begun, and the threat of more extinctions to come.
Fancy a little dengue fever? Just stick around, says Dr. Terry Root of Stanford University. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is meeting in Brussels starting Monday. The panel will issue a report on effects of ongoing climate change, and one will be the spread of "tropical" diseases.
Stanford University's annual Cool Products Expo shows off the best rising products around. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider was on hand at this year's event on April 11 to see what the future has in store.
The clean-tech industry of today is in its early stages, about where Microsoft was in 1980, says Terry Tamminen, an adviser at Pegasus Capital Advisors and the former director of California's Environmental Protection Agency. Now a main force behind the state's rise to the top as a climate change policy maker, Tamminen sits down with CNET News.com's Carl-Gustav Linden in Santa Monica, Calif.
On June 14, the Stanford Racing Team tests Junior, a Volkswagen Passat that has been programmed to drive on its own for the upcoming DARPA Urban Challenge. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider rides along as the vehicle goes through its motions.
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is pushing some of the toughest environmental laws to make California a leader on climate change. Scott Pelley followed the governor around during these challenging times.
In a March 21 interview, CNET News.com's Zamir Haider spoke with Trevor Blackwell, founder of Mountain View, Calif.-based Anybots, and saw humanoid robots that may one day be used to perform dangerous tasks. He got close to walking robot Dexter and its pneumatic limbs.
In an interview, Bill Gates tells CNET's Ina Fried that the poor need a carbon-neutral energy source even more than the rich, as they are feeling the brunt of high energy prices and the effects of climate change.
The RoboGames competition, which pits bots from around the world in more than 70 challenges, hit San Francisco during the weekend of June 15. CNET News.com's Zamir Haider was on hand to speak with robot builders competing in the combat challenge.