Nearly seven months after announcing a new emphasis on digital security, the Obama administration has tapped a veteran of both eBay and Microsoft to lead the nation's military and civilian cybersecurity efforts. Howard Schmidt, who served as a cybersecurity…
The White House named a new chief for the nation's cyber security efforts Tuesday, part of a new emphasis on digital threats. A digital security expert weighs in on the realities of cyber crime in the U.S.
By Ray Suarez
Fresh off of his reporting trip to Copenhagen for international climate talks, Ray Suarez stopped by the Rundown Monday to talk to Hari Sreenivasan about the summit’s conclusions and lingering questions over the climate agreements reached. Watch their conversation…
By Larisa Epatko
As nations move forward with managing carbon dioxide emissions, how will they track their progress? The answer comes in part from a global network of CO2 sampling sites that was born decades ago at Mauna Loa in Hawaii.
In the aftermath of the Copenhagen climate summit, about the only thing certain is the need for more talks. Ray Suarez speaks with Jeffrey Brown about how the nonbinding agreement struck in Copenhagen will impact future negotiations.
By Jason Breslow
Update 5:50 pm ET: President Obama said Friday a “meaningful and unprecedented breakthrough” had been reached between the U.S., China, India, South Africa and Brazil on a global effort to curb climate change, but said much work was still needed…
By Hari Sreenivasan
Over the past two weeks, the PBS Newshour has had comprehensive coverage of the climate conference in Copenhagen, not only with our updates during the day in our Rundown blog from Ray Suarez and…
By Molly Finnegan
Opening Friday nationwide is James Cameron’s latest epic cinematic and technical feat. “Avatar,” a digital 3-D action adventure movie about human colonization of a distant moon already occupied by a race of blue aliens. Costing nearly $400 million for production…
By Talea Miller
A truly environmentally friendly international climate summit would probably have to take place via the Internet, with all parties and observers comfortably parked in their favorite chairs at home. But that would mean no wheeling and dealing in the corridors,…
By Maureen Hoch
President Barack Obama told world leaders Friday that it was time to come together on a climate change agreement, calling out stubborn positions that have stood in the way of progress, namely between rich and poorer countries.
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