In this last week of the current Texas Legislature, it’s a complicated, tricksy end game to see if bills harmful to Texas air, water, clean energy and consumer choice will become law. 

May 27, 2015

The 84th Texas Legislature resembles a giant, two-sided game of Whac-a-Mole. That old State Fair midway game where toy moles pop up madly out of holes all over the board, and you whack them down to win the prize. 

This is second in a series of weekly updates on bills in the Texas Legislature that address environmental issues in the final weeks of the session. 

May 19, 2015

With the 84th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature closing June 1, bill consideration is racing to a narrowing window.  This session has seen an unprecedented flood of environmentally adverse bills.  

This is first in a series of weekly updates on bills in the Texas Legislature that address environmental issues in the final weeks of the session. Photos courtesy of the state of Texas.

May 12, 2015 

Dr. Bruce McCarl

Above, a group of lobbyists from the North Dallas Texas Democratic Women's group joined others from the statewide group at the state Capitol on April 14. Courtesy of North Dallas Texas Democratic Women.

April 22, 2015

Karenna Gore will be speaking at Earth Day Texas on Friday, April 24, at 5 pm. Her presentation is titled: 'Integrity and Earth: Honoring Our Roots While Enhancing Progress.' 

April 15, 2015

Karenna Gore is director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary in New York City, and the eldest daughter of former Vice President Al Gore, a longtime environmental activist. She will be speaking at Earth Day Texas on Friday, April 24, at 5 p.m. Green Source DFW interviewed her via email:

Left, Marcos Ronquillo, the mayoral candidate endorsed by the Dallas Green Alliance, says of the Trinity Tollroad: "This plan has evolved into nothing more than a $1.5 billion boondoggle – a poorly conceived idea that gets drastically more expensive every time it is discussed.”

April 6, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dallas Interfaith Power and Light cofounder Stephen Fuqua, shown with his wife Dr. Tania Homayoun, has enrolled in the 2015 Green Faith program. Courtesy of the Fuqua family.

March 27, 2015

By Penelope Taylor

March 24, 2015

By Minnie Payne

Coppell kids

March 23, 2015

Earth Day is officially celebrated April 22, but North Texas cities stretch out the holiday for four weeks starting in late March.

That's good news for greenies because that means fewer events overlap and you can attend an ecofest every week for a month. Check out the line up below – all events are free.
 

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