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.

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

Green Grocer contacted their supporters at the end of May to ask for help keeping their business going. Photos courtesy of Green Grocer.

June 8, 2015

During the last week of May, Cassie Green, co-owner of Green Grocer, sent out a plea to her customers. 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joe Groves, owner of Ellen's Southern Kitchen in Dallas, was the beneficiary of the inaugural GreenBuzz "swarm." Proceeds from the event will help renovate his new location using sustainable materials. Photos courtesy of GreenBuzz.

June 1, 2015

By Rita Cook 

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

The High Hope Ranch in Glen Rose will give guests the chance to experience the Camino de Santiago for a weekend at its 1,100 acre property on June 19-21. Photos courtesy of High Hope Ranch.

May 19, 2015 

An eco-friendly nature retreat in Glen Rose is recreating a shortened version of an historic route in Spain next month on its 1,100-acre preserve. 

The Dallas office of Alston & Bird's Sustainability Committee promotes sustainability both in the office and the community. Front row, Deborah Carlton, D'Anne Kelly, Janet Steele. Back row, Sydnee Griffin, Chelsea Smith, Bradford Patterson. Photo courtesy of Alston & Bird.

May 18, 2015 


This is the second in a two-part series featuring Dr. Bruce McCarl, Nobel Peace Prize-winning agricultural economist of Texas A & M University, who spoke on global climate change at Earth Day Texas April 25.  In Part 1, McCarl asserts the reality of climate change from a scientists' perspective.  

 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.”

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