June 3, 2013

By Rita Cook 

When Dallas Sierra Club member Molly Rooke was nominated for Green Source DFW’s Volunteer of Year, her peer noted: “Molly should be nominated for environmental sainthood.” Rooke has been a Dallas Sierra Club member for more than 25 years, but that is not where her environmental interests end since over the years she has had her hands in everything from recycling to fracking.

Prairie Fest brought people to the prairie

By Julie Thibodeaux

Photos by Phillip Shinoda and Julie Thibodeaux

The Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area threw a real downhome green shindig at Prairie Fest last weekend, April 27.

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.

The sun shone, the vendors were upbeat and the crowds turned out for Earth Day Dallas at Fair Park this weekend. While we heard some complaints about greenwashing, overall there was lots of green energy.

April 8, 2013

Environmental attorney, author and Dallas Sierra Club president Wendel Withrow wears a lot of hats in the DFW green community but says his first foray into living green was when he began reading the works of Edward Abbey in 1989.

In the Dallas Morning News Big Scoop Blog, reporter Randy Lee Loftis reported minute by minute on the progress of the hearing:  

March 6, 2013

By Phillip Shinoda

Hundreds of people from all over the country converged on Dallas for the Frack Attack Summit, March 2-3. There were people from Philadelphia to San Francisco, and from Wyoming to Texas. Their common interest was the effect of hydraulic fracturing for gas on the environment: water, air, health, community.

Julie’s Green Light: Feb. 25 • Anti-gas drilling activists to gather in Big D •  North Texas Commission to gather about water crisis • SMU conference showcases potential geothermal energy in oil and gas plays  By Julie Thibodeaux 

Julie’s Green Light:  Feb. 12 • Park Drilling Vote Delayed in Dallas • North Texans headed to Climate Change Rally • USGBC North Texas recruiting young professionals  

By Julie Thibodeaux

By Brandolon Barnett

February 06, 2013