This year 25 U.S. high schools will be competing at the Solar Car Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway July 21-22. A two-day cross country trip to Austin follows. Photos courtesy of the Solar Car Challenge.

July 15, 2014

By Rita Cook


The Arlington Conservation Council shows off their solar-powered float made with recycled material for the Arlington Fourth of July Parade. Photo courtesy of Paul Knudsen.

July 7, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Zac Trahan, director of Texas Campaign for the Environment's Dallas office, explains to the Dallas City Council in January why the city needs to ditch plastic bags. Bag makers behind him sport "No Bag Ban" shirts. Courtesy of the Dallas Morning News.

July 1, 2014  

By Rita Cook 

 

Above, DFW Citizens' Climate Lobby activists Swetha Kannan and Shawn Reeder along with Ricky Bradley of Houston will be among 500 CCL volunteers talking with Congress members and staff on June 24 to propose a carbon tax on the fossil fuel industry. 

June 23, 2014

June 18, 2014 

So you want to cut back on your carbon footprint but you’re not ready to purchase an electric car. How about trading in that gas-guzzling lawnmower for a model that is emissions-free?

George Bandy, Jr., vice president of sustainability at Interface, will be the keynote speaker Cedar Valley College's Sustainability Conference on June 13.

June 4, 2014

Laura McCavit of Stonewall Gardens in Dallas, worked with Tony Napolillo, Sun Club program manager, to purchase solar panels recently installed at Stonewall Gardens in Dallas. 

The Sun Club is accepting applications for its 2015 grants until June 15. 

Photos courtesy of the Sun Club. 

May 6, 2014


Earth Day Texas will be showcasing more than 800 green exhibitors April 26-27 at the Eco Expo in Fair Park in Dallas.

Photos courtesy of Earth Day Texas.



 

The Earth Day Texas OmniGlobe will be on display at NorthPark Center in Dallas through April 24. Then it will be at Earth Day Texas April 26-27.

Courtesy of Earth Day Texas.

 

 

 

  

April 15, 2014 

By Rita Cook 

 

The North Texas Commission is offering to install AFV-preferred parking signs for free. The signs are available on a first come, first served basis.

April 7, 2014 

By Minnie Payne

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