Stories about advocacy for the environment

Dec. 9, 2013 

By Phillip Shinoda 


Earth Day Dallas recently announced it's now 
Earth Day Texas.

Photos courtesy of Earth Day Texas.

Nov. 19, 2013


Above, Panelists Terry Kellogg and Daniel Katz with moderator Bryan Walsh, center, at the SXSW Eco conference held in Austin Oct. 7-9.

Oct. 15, 2013

By Julie Thibodeaux. Photos by Phillip Shinoda.   Aug. 29, 2013

Local environmental advocates celebrated at a downtown watering hole Wednesday night after the Dallas City Council finally put an end to a request by Trinity East Energy to drill on public parkland. 

By Julie Thibodeaux

If you’ve got solar power, the North Texas Renewable Energy Group wants to talk to you. The group is hoping to fill some spots for its fourth annual 2013 DFW Solar Home Tour on Oct 5. 

'Citizen scientists' can help bird research

By Robin Sowton  GSDFW Archive first published May 2, 2011     
According to the National Audubon Society, the 20 birds that are on the national 'Common Birds in Decline' list lost at least half their populations in just four decades.

By Julie Thibodeaux

In May, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the level of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere had surpassed 400 parts per million, Karen Weiss of Dallas took it as a wake-up call.

• The Climate Ride starts in the Big Apple and ends at the Capitol Sept 21-25.

By Julie Thibodeaux

By Julie Thibodeaux

Lots of ways to liven up your week and even help some great causes at the same time. Bowling, birding, geocaching, a musical and a community garden bash - all happening this week in DFW!