Award-winning San Antonio poet Kamala Platt reflects on efforts to clear away elder trees at Backenridge Park.
Winter Storm Survey: Unmet Physical and Emotional Needs a Year After Winter Storm Uri
Deceleration’s Winter Storm Survey shows the freezing blackout is a lingering specter. Only community-led solutions-making can exorcise it.
Plans to Fell Brackenridge Trees Rooted in City’s War on Birds
Plans to take down more than 100 trees at Brackenridge Park have been cast as being about historic structures. For Parks, it’s about something higher.
‘His Name is Albert’: Lessons from a Polar Vortex (1 of 3)
This is what we learned from a year-long intervention on behalf of an unhoused man who lost limbs during February 2021’s polar vortex.
City Council: Reject CPS Energy’s Proposed Rate Hike
On Thursday, City Council is expected to vote on a 3.85-percent increase in CPS Energy rate hike. Here’s why they need to vote no.
Fossil Fuels Have Swamped CPS Energy’s Rate Advisory Committee
CPS Energy’s Rate Advisory Committee is centering fossil fuel interests, alienating Councilmembers, and just lost its most influential equity voice. What can be done?
San Antonio’s Five Most ‘Energy Burdened’ Neighborhoods
Energy costs more when you have less. It’s a fact long accepted in the same punishing way that people accept forced disconnections from power naturally flows from an inability to keep up with the bills.
San Antonio Snoozing on ‘Lights Out’ Bird Campaign
Bird populations are crashing. City lights are a major culprit. But ‘Bird City Certified’ San Antonio isn’t dimming its downtown—it’s turning on the River Walk’s holiday lights two weeks early.