“This is not a Socialist City we are a Democracy with rights and obligations to protect our citizens.”
What the plan does. What it doesn’t do. And why it matter.
With election season ramping up, and a vote on a proposed climate plan delayed by six months, detractors seem to be gaining influence with City Council. Greg Harman Weeks after […]
Today, nearly two years later, Mayor Nirenberg has punted on the plan. Since the draft Climate Action & Adaptation Plan (PDF) was released, he’s been faced with a wavering Council and a full-court press against the plan from key members of the business community. Nirenberg is pushing the one-time April vote back … way, way back … to the fall.
Dr. Andrew Dessler, a climate scientist from Texas A&M University, speaking earlier today, March 24, 2019, to an audience at the San Antonio Botanical Garden about “Climate Change: The Evidence, Why You Should Be Worried, and What We Can Do About It.”
With San Antonio’s first climate action plan approaching public release, contributing volunteers from local government, business, activism, and academia discuss their expectations of the San Antonio Climate Action & Adaptation Plan.
In South Korea on Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its long-awaited special report on 1.5C. The IPCC is a body of scientists and economists – first […]
Rising temperatures, stronger storms, depleting global fertilizer supplies all mean extractive industrial agriculture is going to take a big hit from climate change. As the City’s first climate plan […]
Your City Supports Climate Action? Define Action. Greg Harman and Marisol Cortez If there was any question as to what “America First” meant when it came to the subject of […]
Trump claims Keystone XL represents 28,000 jobs, multiplying most likely impact by 10 times, in latest ‘alternative fact’ peddled to American people President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed executive orders […]
Progress under Obama had been marginal, but the shock of this moment offers us a possible ‘slingshot.’ Tom Athanasiou/EcoEquity Trump’s election was a catastrophe. Coming on top of everything else, […]
The Scientific Consensus on Climate Change: How is it measured and what it means. Ray Weymann/Central Coast Climate Science It is frequently said that “97 percent of climate scientists agree […]
The incoming Trump administration may be packed to the gills with those who deny the fact or relevance of climate change—with Trump himself repeatedly tweeting that global warming is a […]
In the week’s following the unsuccessful summer coup seeking to unseat Turkey’s increasingly authoritarian regime, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched an aggressive purge seemingly targeting all those thought to be […]
Via Donald A. Brown, Ethics & Climate I arrived in Marrakech on Thursday am, November 10 just as the news of the election of Donald Trump was hitting the world […]
Political people in the United States are watching the chaos in Washington in the moment. But some people in the science community are watching the chaos somewhere else — the Arctic. […]
Voices Raised at Texas Park and Wildlife’s Meeting Against Kelcy Warren, Against Dakota Access, Against Trans-Pecos, Against Comanche Trail… More than 100 self-described “water protectors” sung, chanted, and prayed for […]
Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are considered a “supercharged” greenhouse gas–shorter lived than the carbon dioxide, the most prolific greenhouse, but nearly 4,000 times more effective at trapping heat in the atmosphere when […]