John Hall will speak about Texas' rapid transition to a clean energy economy and the significant economic benefits and water savings that would flow from this shift. John is the Environmental Defense Fund's Texas State Director for Clean Energy. He previously served as the executive director for The Texas Environmental Research Consortium in Houston; chairman at The Texas Water Commission and The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (predecessor agencies to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality); project manager and facilitator at The Port of Houston Authority; and as depu

Change begins with you! Once the elections are over, the hard work begins to protect and preserve the Lone Star state in the 2017 Texas Legislature. Will you join us on November 12 for an important gathering to discuss our legislative strategy?

A lot is on the line next year: renewable energy, state and local park funding, oil and gas reform, attacks on local control, water conservation, groundwater management, air quality and clean transportation programs, tires, batteries, and waste of all types. We need leaders like you to help move our agenda forward!

Because EVs are still new to many people, there are undoubtedly questions about their operation, reliability and what the future holds in North Texas. The event is a great place to get these answers. Attendees will have the opportunity to not only learn about EVs, but take one for a spin. Many different makes and models will be represented not only by manufacturers themselves, but individuals who already own them. These owners can tell the “real” story of what it’s like to own an EV. And there will even be opportunities to win the use of an EV for a day. 

Climate hero training will give you the tools you need to impact climate change. Info:

Vote for your favorite green volunteers and leaders in North Texas. The top three finalists will be judged by a panel. Winners will be announced at the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards on Nov. 3 at the Dallas Arboretum. 

Kristina Ronneberg, air quality planner with the North Central Texas Council of Governments, will describe the state of solar energy in North Central Texas. This will cover the number and types of local solar installations, what types of incentives and financing options exist, best practices, and what steps a residential or commercial entity can take to pursue solar. 

The Memnosyne Institute's Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Awards was launched in 2012 and has since honored many outstanding green leaders in North Texas.

Lunch & Learn Professional Series hosted by Dallas 2030 District: Advancing the Efficiency Economy: Using Technologies to Drive Optimization.


1. Meighan Forrer, Associate Director, Flywheel

2. Bill Moebius, Sr. Vice President Peloton Commercial Real Estate

3. Mark Wilshire, Sr. Property Manager, Peloton Commercial Real Estate 

Family friendly event with a focus on its ecofriendly exhibitors and education. More than forty vendors will showcase their green products and services. Classes and demonstrations on environmental awareness will take place throughout the day. Ecofest Arlington will also have many children's activities including games, crafts and educational presentations. The city will be giving away trees while supplies last. Free.