More than 50 solar-powered homes along with 20-plus electric and hybrid vehicles will be showcased at the DFW Solar Home Tour this year. Above, Rick Bollar's Tesla will be on display at his Southlake home. Photos courtesy of the North Texas Renewable Energy Group.

Sept. 29, 2014













The city of Dallas hosts its Green Fest on Sept. 20 on the Continental Avenue Bridge, which reopened as  pedestrian friendly park in June. Photos courtesy of the city of Dallas.

Sept. 3, 2014

By Kevin Lefebvre, MS

Smoking Gun

The Earth, Wind, & Fire Energy Summit will address all forms of energy Oct. 4-5 in Addison.

Photos courtesy of Earth, Wind & Fire Energy Summit.

Aug. 20, 2014

Full-time eco-activist Scott Parkin has worn many hats in the environmental movement. Currently he works for the Rainforest Action Network in San Francisco. Photo courtesy of Wildplaces.Net.

July 23, 2014

Scott Parkin wants you to raise a ruckus. Maybe even break a few laws.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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.

July 15, 2014

By Rita Cook

 

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. 

June 23, 2014

June 18, 2014 

So you want to cut back on your carbon footprint but you’re not ready to purchase an electric car. How about trading in that gas-guzzling lawnmower for a model that is emissions-free?


Above, a Yuba elMundo electric cargo bike, courtesy of Small Planet E Bikes in Dallas.

June 2, 2014

By Rita Cook 

Ditching a gas-guzzling car for an emissions-free bicycle is a lot easier since electric bikes rolled onto the scene in Dallas-Fort Worth.  


Earth Day Texas will be showcasing more than 800 green exhibitors April 26-27 at the Eco Expo in Fair Park in Dallas.

Photos courtesy of Earth Day Texas.


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