North Texas environmentalists

Recipients of the Sierra Club's Lone Star Chapter Awards gather for a group photo.

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Mark MacLean, founder of Marley Wind Works, makes wind-powered machines.

Arlington Conservation Council volunteers pose in front of their state bird float.

Green Mother Goose

Jan Peck and David Davis thought it was time to update Mother Goose for a more eco-friendly generation.

​In June, Texas joined California, Oregon, Washington, Hawaii and other states in banning the shark fin trade.

Texas Climate News, overseen by former Houston Chronicle environmental reporter Bill Dawson, features a newly expanded format with more original coverage by staff and contributors. Above, photo of the People's Climate March in New York City in September. Courtesy of Earth Justice.

June 30, 2015 

June 23, 2015 

Last week, Pope Francis delivered a blunt message to the world regarding the environment in a 184-page encyclical, entitled "Laudato Si," an Italian phrase meaning "Praised Be To You" taken from a song penned by St. Francis, the patron saint of ecology.

Above, Members of the DFW Citizens' Climate Lobby coaltion Shawn Reeder,  left, and Swetha Kannen and Jim Moffitt (behind to his right), head to meetings with members of Congress and their aides in Washington, DC, at last year's lobbying day. Photos courtesy of CCL.

June 22, 2015

Lance Tahmahkera, great-great grandson of Quanah Parker, will speak June 17 at 7 p.m. at the Texas Historic Tree Coalition meeting in Dallas. Courtesy of Barkley.biz.

June 16, 2015 

Eco paint cans

North Texas interior designers keep pace with the latest green building, environmentally-conscious trends.

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