The San Antonio City Council voted to adapt to increasingly heavy rainstorms by incorporating the most recent flood data into the city’s development code.
San Antonio is one of the most challenging cities for spring allergies sufferers, and rising temperatures are making it worse.
In a prepared statement, Nirenberg told the Rivard Report that his decision on the timeline for the plan could come next week.
Researchers determined that San Antonio will experience more 100-plus-degree summer days, warmer winters, and lower annual rainfall than it sees today.
San Antonio joins Albuquerque, Austin, Denver, and Orlando as the final five cities of 25 chosen as winners of the American Cities Climate Challenge.
Most of San Antonio’s global warming emissions are tied to energy use in buildings and vehicles, according to an inventory of greenhouse gas emissions.
This week the Rivard Report’s Brendan Gibbons broke the story that UTSA has been replaced by a private consulting firm in the city’s climate action effort.
Nearly all of the work in the City’s climate action plan originally assigned to UTSA has been passed to Navigant Consulting.
The groups are calling for an end to fossil fuels in San Antonio’s electricity mix by 2030.
Environmental concerns are the principal threat to the Monarch butterfly’s ability to thrive.