Environmental attorney, author and Dallas Sierra Club president Wendel Withrow wears a lot of hats in the DFW green community but says his first foray into living green was when he began reading the works of Edward Abbey in 1989.
Hundreds of people from all over the country converged on Dallas for the Frack Attack Summit, March 2-3. There were people from Philadelphia to San Francisco, and from Wyoming to Texas. Their common interest was the effect of hydraulic fracturing for gas on the environment: water, air, health, community.
The holidays are a time for lots of buying decisions, which makes it a perfect time to go green. What better way than to start with the tree.
Many consumers still face the annual question of whether it is better for the planet to cut down a real tree or buy an artificial one. But Will McClatchey, vice president of research at the Botanical Research Institute in Fort Worth, said there is little room for debate—real trees are better.
Melting glaciers, devastating droughts and catastrophic storms are catching people’s attention -- even in Texas. Heeding the warnings of the scientific community, including the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, many North Texans are bucking the state’s loyalty to fossil fuels and joining the movement to stop global warming.