A conversation with John Beard of the Port Arthur Community Action Network in advance of an online panel highlighting the historic and ongoing struggles of frontline BIPOC communities in Louisiana and Texas.
Is San Antonio Not Big Enough for a Rookery?
With a growing list of false and stretched statements justifying its war on migratory birds, it’s time for the City of San Antonio to stop with the poop scares and make room for a bit of wildness in our parks.
Texas Ranks Among Most Climate Vulnerable Areas on Earth
New data highlighting extreme vulnerability of the global built environment ranks Florida, California, and Texas top among U.S. states to suffer from climate change.
Melnick at 10: Reflecting on Climate Progress, Frustrations at San Antonio’s Sustainability Office
In San Antonio climate emissions are trending down—though far from fast enough. Since CPS Energy’s pledge to transition away from coal power, however, the City’s chief sustainability officer sees glimmers of progress (and a new bike master plan) ahead.
Where Abandoned Chicago Bicycles Go May Surprise You
Thousands of bikes every year are recirculating through a free economy that puts them under folks who need them most, oftentimes in Central America and Africa.
Rising Nazi Terror and Nuclear Power Risk
Attacks on US energy infrastructure across the US are increasing. Meanwhile, the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission is mulling shifting more security obligations from plant owners to local law enforcement.
‘Colossal Giveaway’ to Polluters Is Starving Texas Public Schools
The monster tax abatement program known as Chapter 313 expired on Dec. 31, but a flurry of last minute proposals may have irreversible effects for decades into the future.
Race for ‘Green’ Gas Profits Leaving Much in the Dark
Special report: Rival U.S. firms lob differing, and debatable, climate claims as they market so-called ‘green’ liquefied natural gas to a warming world. Jeffrey Ball | Canary Media By night, the industrial operation sprawling across the marshland of Louisiana’s southwest tip seems otherworldly. The 1.6-square-mile complex of tubes, tanks and machinery […]