Young people in San Antonio joined fellow youth climate strikers around the world on Friday and Saturday with rallies and events that also drew the cooperation of many in the local cycling community.
Mayor Ron Nirenberg discussed funding for Pre-K for SA, community college tuition, and other second-term goals Wednesday at an event at the Pearl Stable.
Praising local efforts to tackle climate change, the San Antonio Water System’s board of trustees approved a resolution in support of the City’s climate plan.
San Antonio’s controversial Climate Action and Adaptation Plan has gotten its first formal endorsement from a business group.
Changes to the City’s climate plan were enough to win support of the utility’s board, which voted to approve a resolution in support on Monday.
Most San Antonio City Council members are reacting favorably to a new draft of the City’s climate plan, with only one member so far saying he opposes it outright.
The plan will go before the full City Council on Thursday. A vote on the plan is scheduled for Oct. 17, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg said.
An updated version of the City’s climate action plan has been stripped of its most controversial strategies to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
San Antonio’s new City Council accepted $2.5 million in support from American Cities Climate Challenge to reduce carbon emissions.
Commentary: It’s important to know how much San Antonio’s climate action plan will cost. Another vital question: What are the costs of doing nothing?