Stories about advocacy for the environment

On Tuesday, March 27th, non-profit environmental organizations in the area will host an open meeting to discuss the recommendations of the Dallas Gas Drilling Commission. In the lead-up to the meeting, Green Source is hosting a short series of commentaries by Marc McCord of FracDallas intended to stimulate conversation around gas drilling, public health, and environmental public policy in Dallas/Ft. Worth.

(Photo: The Strøget in Copenhagen has become a global model for sustainable or green urban transportation practices. Patrick Kennedy of Car Free in Big D reflects on what DFW has in common with, and might learn from, Copenhagen)      

By Patrick Kennedy of Car Free in Big D     

Published 03/21/2012     

(Correction: The article originally stated that Kids K-6th grade would receive a ticket for a drawing for an Ipad for every ten juice cartons they bring in. The correct item to be brought for a ticket is a juice pouch. ontact event organizers for details.)

By Julie Thibodeaux     

By Brandolon Barnett     


(Photo: A Carribean Reef Shark, image courtesy of Shark Stewards)    

March 13, 2012

By Julie Thibodeaux    

By Downwinders at Risk    

Re-Published Wednesday, March 8, 2012     

Weekly Green Roundup

Grier Observes: The Age of Man


By Grier Raggio of We Consume Too Much     

Re-Published March 8th, 2012 


March 6, 2012

If you’ve ever finished reading an article about the environment and said to yourself, “I feel like I should do something but it seems hopeless,” this is a book for you. Frances Moore Lappé, author of Eco-Mind, knows what it’s like to feel despair when it comes to environmental issues.