Nipendra Patel in front of his home in the Bastrop community of The Colony. Patel's roof is marked with studs meant to support solar panels, but the neighborhood's developer blocked their installation. Photo by Gabriel Cristóver Pérez
 
Aug. 5, 2015 

By Jim Malewitz and Jeremy Lin 
Texas Tribune

Aug. 5, 2015

This is a new feature called "Green Tip of the Week "created by Green Tip Guy Jason Winningham of Duncanville.  

Green Mother Goose

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

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 

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.

Last week, the city of North Richlands Hills overturned an ordinance requiring a special use permit for solar panels on the street-facing side of homes. Photo courtesy of the DFW Solar Tour.

May 25, 2015

 Dr. Bruce McCarl, Agricultural Economist at Texas A & M University, is a member of the IPCC, the International Panel on Climate Change, established in 1988 by the U.N. and World Metereological Organization. The IPCC works to  “review and assess the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of climate change.”

Coppell kids

March 23, 2015

Earth Day is officially celebrated April 22, but North Texas cities stretch out the holiday for four weeks starting in late March.

That's good news for greenies because that means fewer events overlap and you can attend an ecofest every week for a month. Check out the line up below – all events are free.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dennis Wehrmann opened his eco-friendly brewery in 2008 in McKinney. Courtesy of tempestinatankard.com.

March 17, 2015

By Rita Cook  

March 17, 2015

By Minnie Payne

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