Above, Dr. Pankaj Jain, the Venerable Tashi Nyima and Dr. Hind Jarrah, representing the Hindu, Buddhist and Muslim faiths, discussed the environment at the recent interfaith panel hosted by Dallas Interfaith Power & Light on Martin Luther King Day. Photo courtesy of Stephen Fuqua.
Above, Swetha Kannan and Shawn Reeder will head up the Dallas and Fort Worth groups, while Ricky Bradley, right, serves as Third Coast Regional Coordinator. A Denton chapter launched earlier this month.
Local activists urge North Texans to let their political representatives know that the Keystone XL pipeline is part of an unsustainable future of fossil fuels. Above, protestors hold up signs at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas during rush hour in February. Courtesy of Linda Cooke.
The city of North Richland Hills is considering requiring a special use permit for solar solar installations on street-facing slopes of a resident’s roof as well as for ground mounted systems more than 500 square feet. Above, a home in Cedar Hill with solar panels on the street-facing side of home. Photos courtesy of the DFW Solar Home Tour.
The gas drilling industry has long denied the environmental and health hazards of gas drilling, but research is catching up, according to Anne Epstein, MD, an internal medicine specialist who was flown in from Lubbock by Downwinders at Risk to share her findings at the Mansfield Gas Well Awareness meeting last week.