Leaders of the Hispanic chamber, the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, the South San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, and San Antonio for Growth on the Eastside, all had a
The opposition to the plan is prompting one City Council member to say he can’t support a version of the plan that includes any new regulations or mandates.
CPS Energy President and CEO Paula Gold-Williams, who chairs the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, said she will stay out of the chamber’s climate plan vote.
The vote is now scheduled for May 16, which would still be before before any new City Council members elected in May would start their terms in June.
Meetings about the plan so far have yielded plenty of dialogue and even more questions about what the City’s next moves on the plan will be.
Long-term commitment to sound environmental policy goals requires broad support from the community, and we will ensure that all voices are heard in the process.
Speakers at a hearing on a proposed plan to deal with global warming in San Antonio called for a better accounting of the plan’s financial implications.
Researchers determined that San Antonio will experience more 100-plus-degree summer days, warmer winters, and lower annual rainfall than it sees today.
To fulfill its City Council’s promises on climate, San Antonio must ditch coal, natural gas, gasoline, and diesel by 2050, according to a draft climate plan.
San Antonio joins Albuquerque, Austin, Denver, and Orlando as the final five cities of 25 chosen as winners of the American Cities Climate Challenge.