You will pay more for a healthy Gulf. And that’s not just some rancorous blogger talkin’. Maybe you didn’t realize that you’re willing to factor more than the rising gas […]
Five thousand box fans and expensive advertisements reminding you to turn off the television. That’s the price for forgiveness? Angry? Is somebody angry?
Transmission issues and federal policy are the greatest barriers to the development of wind energy in the United States, according to a poll conducted by NRG Systems during Windpower 2008 last weekend.
There is still time to raise a stink about UEC’s plans to mine an unconfined drinking-water aquifer in Goliad County for uranium.
Short bursts of semi-related scrum that have been collecting in my lower tract this week… how to nap (in case you forgot); why we love warblers; a poem to lift […]
A young endangered sperm whale had been either bled to death or sent off with a handful of tranquilizers on Mustang Island after stranding there Tuesday. Reports between print and TV media also differed on the reasoning for not returning the 8-ton mammal to the Gulf. One said it was too big. The other said too sick.
Lord knows, I have paid my dues arguing climate science with entrenched and avowed deniers of human-induced climate change, or this here global warming. This past week I got tangled in another thread where the host raised the spectre of climate change but tried to keep the course of conversation on his topic of choice, chiefly the need to go nuclear.
Agribusiness fertilizer runoff and urban wastes rush the Gulf through our creeks, streams, and rivers. There they spawn massive algal blooms that suck the oxygen out of the water creating […]
Raging gas prices and Wall Street jitters on the subject on nuclear power have provided the perfect launching pad for a major green initiative in San Antonio.
Aside from the premature deaths from heart attacks, stunning asthma rates, and shriveled lungs, citizens of the Distrito Federal in Central Mexico — where ozone levels (smog) exceed World Health […]
Meanwhile, complaints about tained water from Uranium Enrichment Corp’s exploration of uranium zones in a confined, drinking-water aquifer in Goliad County have gone nowhere. It hasn’t stopped the company from receiving the first of a needed covy of licenses to mine uranium there.
Barn Swallows in the stairwell at our apartments. Fewer this year, but could have something to do with all of last year’s nests management knocked down. Is an “unmanned” nest subject to federal Migratory Bird Act?
“Friendship to Hope Vigil” at Santa Elena Canyon on June 1. Terlingua community organizer, Adrienne Evans said, “Along with people in Brownsville and San Diego, we gathered to show support for people on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border who are suffering because of a border wall.”
Yesterday, San Antonio’s City-owned CPS Energy, local automotive mongrel Red McCombs, and Illinois polluter Excelon Energy established “Nuclear Energy for Texans,” an apparently private-public partnership established to lobby taxpayers, voters, and lawmakers for a nuclear-powered future
Obviously, significant policy and practice remedials are called for. Will Amtrak (or private investors) seize upon air travel’s increasing woes from exploding oil prices and climate concerns?