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?
A vision to limit the worst effects of climate change and remake the U.S. economy got its first public hearing in San Antonio at an event on the West Side.
As the dust settles on a fierce mayoral election, San Antonio’s Climate Action and Adaptation Plan is again the subject of controversy and debate.
Mayoral candidate and Councilman Greg Brockhouse (D6) is proposing planting trees and expanding voluntary energy conservation programs as an alternative to the City-led climate plan, which Brockhouse called “dead.”