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Many online climate change lessons are actually junk
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    178 Visits

When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material were actually junk.

"It is a pretty scary topic to take on," said Allen, a teacher at Sanford Junior High School, in southern Maine. "There are some pretty tricky websi ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    70 Visits

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that he's traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand.

Speaking in Fiji, the U.N. leader said he wanted to learn about the work being undertaken by island communities to bolster resilience. He said the Pacific needs stronger international support be ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Many online climate change lessons are actually junk
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    951 Visits

When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material were actually junk.

"It is a pretty scary topic to take on," said Allen, a teacher at Sanford Junior High School, in southern Maine. "There are some pretty tricky websi ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    236 Visits

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that he's traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand.

Speaking in Fiji, the U.N. leader said he wanted to learn about the work being undertaken by island communities to bolster resilience. He said the Pacific needs stronger international support be ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Japanese space startup aims to compete with US rivals
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    635 Visits

TOKYO (AP) A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday.

Interstellar Technology Inc. founder Takafumi Horie said a low-cost rocket business in Japan is well-positioned to accommodate scientific and commercial needs in Asia. While Japan's ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    589 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    204 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Japanese space startup aims to compete with US rivals
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    45 Visits

TOKYO (AP) A Japanese startup that launched a rocket into space earlier this month plans to provide low-cost rocket services and compete with American rivals such as SpaceX, its founder said Wednesday.

Interstellar Technology Inc. founder Takafumi Horie said a low-cost rocket business in Japan is well-positioned to accommodate scientific and commercial needs in Asia. While Japan's ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Many online climate change lessons are actually junk
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    649 Visits

When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material were actually junk.

"It is a pretty scary topic to take on," said Allen, a teacher at Sanford Junior High School, in southern Maine. "There are some pretty tricky websi ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Many online climate change lessons are actually junk
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    8 Visits

When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material were actually junk.

"It is a pretty scary topic to take on," said Allen, a teacher at Sanford Junior High School, in southern Maine. "There are some pretty tricky websi ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    796 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 15-5-2019
    639 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
One out of three Houstonians report difficulty paying for housing
Business
Published in 15-5-2019
    231 Visits

Two out of five Houstonians could not come up with $400 in the case of an emergency; 35 percent have reported having problems paying for housing within the past year, according to a Kinder Houston Area survey.

Reference: www.chron.com
Lineal Star to acquire Houston engineering firm
Business
Published in 15-5-2019
    605 Visits

Lineal Star Holdings announced plans to purchase an unnamed Houston-based engineering and procurement firm. The acquisition is designed to expand the company's current service offering to a full range of engineering, procurement, specialty construction and upstream, midstream and downstream field services.

Reference: www.chron.com
Carnival addition to Galveston-based fleet
Business
Published in 15-5-2019
    441 Visits

Carnival Cruise Lines has a new ship sailing from Galveston. Its Carnival Dream, measuring 1,004 feet long, began sailing this week.

Reference: www.chron.com


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