Nov. 7, 2011

Photos from Sustainability + Me! reception sponsored by Veev Acai Spirits.

By Holly Haber  

The Net Zero Energy Home of Tomorrow shown at the State Fair of Texas this year was a fully furnished model home.  It has all of the features that you might expect: solar panels, solar hot water system, LED lights, energy efficient appliances, and a smart heating and cooling system. Net Zero means that it produces as much energy as it uses.

Live Green Plano Fashion Part 2 - Trashion

By Rita Cook    

Oct. 31, 2011

For years, wind power has stirred up controversy for its deadly effect on birds, but now researchers are concerned about its fatal attraction to another critter on the wing — bats.

Dr. Amanda Hale, Courtesy of TCU.

By Phillip Shinoda    

By Brandolon  Barnett    

A conversation with Kelly Clemons of Deep Ellum Urban Gardens on the inspiration for the Urban Gardens project, the goals of the Deep Ellum Urban Garden, and the status of the group's fundraising efforts.

By Rita Cook   


"Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them." - Bill Vaughn    

Oct. 23, 2011

By Rita Cook     

By Julie Thibodeaux