San Antonio’s effort to do its part to slow global warming and adapt to a hotter world will begin with face-to-face conversation.
Lamar Smith has used his power as chairman for the past five years to do battle on behalf of the fossil fuel industry.
University of Texas at San Antonio researchers will spend more than a year formulating a climate mitigation and adaptation plan for the City of San Antonio.
This is the first local analysis that directly addresses how ground-level ozone pollution impacts San Antonio’s public health and economy.
In San Antonio, it’s not just summer temperatures that are rising. Winter temperatures and the number of hot days and warm nights are also increasing.
Blunt predictions of worsening weather patterns are a motivation for cities to take preparatory steps now.
It’s a fight that spiked during the special session called by Gov. Greg Abbott that resulted in wins for both sides, but is far from over.
Why restore what’s been swept away, flooded, or incinerated when the odds of another hurricane or conflagration is so high?
In keeping with other U.S. cities, emission inventories show that power generation and transportation are the two main sources of carbon pollution, making up 80% of San Antonio’s greenhouse gas emissions.
The $500,000 grant is part of CPS Energy’s commitment to fund $50 million worth of research and development projects with UTSA between 2010 and 2020.