‘San Antonians for Rail Transit’ seeks to rescue rail as a local, regional, and national transit (and climate) solution after years of official neglect.
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Q&A: CPS Energy CEO Rudy Garza on ‘the People’s Right to Energy’
The City of San Antonio-owned utility’s acting CEO talks about the people’s right to energy, the next generation of power sources, the importance of resilience centers and robust energy conservation, and approaching the Biden Administration for ways to retire coal faster. Greg Harman CPS Energy is a utility in transition. […]
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 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.
VIDEO: San Antonio’s (First Draft) Climate Plan Does What?
What the plan does. What it doesn’t do. And why it matter.
A Recipe to Kill a Climate Plan
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 Donald Trump announced his intention to pull the U.S. out of the 2015 Paris accord, a nonbinding international agreement intended […]
PODCAST: Marching for Science … and Climate Action
Saturday’s march is all about climate action in San Antonio. Standing in solidarity against violent climate denialism is an everyday challenge for the broader science community.