Airport therapy animals take stress out of travel

Airport therapy animals take stress out of travel

mnn.com 09 Dec '16, 11am

The idea was launched after Sept. 11, 2011, when a volunteer at the Mineta San José International Airport brought her certified therapy dog, a boxer/great Dane mix named Orion, to the airport hoping it would calm passengers' fears about flying, reports USA Today . San José now has more than a dozen teams of dogs and handlers and has been used as a model for many airports around the country.

Ohio Governor @JohnKasich can protect clean energy jobs and investment

edf.org 09 Dec '16, 1pm

(COLUMBUS – December 9, 2016) Ohio legislators early this morning passed House Bill 554, a bill that will effectively extend the freeze on th...

#Insurance companies aren't covering #climate #risk — is #Big #Data to blame? https://t.co/Rf7fzT...

greenbiz.com 09 Dec '16, 10am

The insurance sector is struggling to manage escalating risk for society as the cost of climate change begins to bear down in the form of mor...

Indigenous people hold the key to caribou survival

davidsuzuki.org 09 Dec '16, 12am
Indigenous people hold the key to caribou survival

It's a critical issue. Northern landscapes where caribou roam, feed and breed have been so badly fragmented by industrial activity — includin...

Moms Outraged at #Trump's Pick for @EPA

ecowatch.com 09 Dec '16, 2pm

The nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is unprecedented . Whether yo...

Energy

I so ❤️ this... Plans to build a #solar power plant shaped like giant panda unveiled https://t.co/MR1FUhN7b5

I so ❤️ this... Plans to build a #solar power plant shaped like giant panda unveiled https://t.co...

pv-tech.org 09 Dec '16, 8am

Agi Veres, country director of UNDP China and Alan Li, chairman and CEO of United PV, at the opening ceremony for the project. Source: United...

U.S. Senators call for national 100% clean #energy goal

U.S. Senators call for national 100% clean #energy goal

solarindustrymag.com 08 Dec '16, 6pm

U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., have introduced a Senate resolution calling for generating 100% of the electr...

Leonardo DiCaprio latest to make case to Trump about green jobs, renewables

Leonardo DiCaprio latest to make case to Trump about green jobs, renewables

renewableenergymagazine.com 08 Dec '16, 2pm

In a statement Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation CEO Terry Tamminen, who also attended the meeting at Trump Tower in New York City, said he and th...

Transportation

Solar challenge race team prepares with data gathering mission

nextgreencar.com 09 Dec '16, 12pm
Solar challenge race team prepares with data gathering mission

9.12.2016 Solar race team prepares with data gathering mission Solar Team Great Britain will compete in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Chal...

Fashion

Groundbreaking new seawater battery could replace expensive lithium batteries

inhabitat.com 09 Dec '16, 12pm
Groundbreaking new seawater battery could replace expensive lithium batteries

Their seawater battery can be compared against lithium-ion batteries by measuring discharge voltage. The seawater battery had an average disc...

This distinctive electric motorbike is a ground-up reinvention of the motorcycle

treehugger.com 08 Dec '16, 11pm
This distinctive electric motorbike is a ground-up reinvention of the motorcycle

The Johammer J1 electric motorcycle is a head-turning e-mobility solution that can double as ...

Our friend @tinalouiseUK could face prison over protesting fracking. Here's h...

greenpeace.org.uk 08 Dec '16, 1pm

She's been described as a "modern day Spartacus " for her everything she’s done to push back ...

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