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.
The world's population is now up to 7.2 billion. Population Media Center, whose Texas headquarters is located in Fort Worth, performs outreach on issues related to population in 50 countries. Images courtesy of Population Media Center.
About 15 dwellings are planned for the Wildflower Ecovillage, formerly known as the DFW Ecovillage, on this 70-acre property in Greenville, northeast of Dallas. Photos courtesy of Wildflower Ecovillage.
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.
North Texas residents can order 50-gallon rain barrels for $75 each until Sept 7 through the Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth. Above, colorful rain barrels at the Common Grounds Community Garden in North Richland Hills. Photo by Karl Thibodeaux.
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.