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.

June 10, 2015

Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award finalist Kenneth Winn wears a black hat but he's one of Pleasant Grove's good guys. For nearly a decade, the 71-year-old has been picking up trash and discouraging litterbugs in his southeast Dallas neighborhood – all on his own initiative. 

Andrea Ridout, founder of Gecko Hardware in Dallas, is launching a new radio show this month called "Down to Earth." It will air at noon on Saturdays on 1190AM. Gecko's mascot George the Rooster is featured on the program's theme song. Listen here. Photo courtesy of Gecko Hardware.

Above, Wini Cannon, District 3 anti-tollroad candidate eliminated in City Council general election,  Mark Clayton, District 9 councilman-elect, Carol Donovan, candidate for Dallas County Democratic Party Chair, Lon Burnam, former Texas House Representative (D), Tarrant County District 90,  Lenna Webb, Chair North Dallas Democratic Women, David Griggs, Dallas County Democratic Party Executive Committee. Photo by Linda Cooke.

May 31, 2015       

This is second in a series of weekly updates on bills in the Texas Legislature that address environmental issues in the final weeks of the session. 

May 19, 2015

With the 84th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature closing June 1, bill consideration is racing to a narrowing window.  This session has seen an unprecedented flood of environmentally adverse bills.  

This is first in a series of weekly updates on bills in the Texas Legislature that address environmental issues in the final weeks of the session. Photos courtesy of the state of Texas.

May 12, 2015 

Above, Joan Meeks accepts the Green Source DFW Sustainable Leadership Award for Small Business from Green Source DFW project manager Phillip Shinoda in March. Photo by Libbie Simonton.

May 11, 2015 

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