Balancing Economy & The Environment As Earth Day ApproachesAs we approach the 46th observance of Earth Day some people are asking about ways to balance the Texas economy and the environment.
Electric Vehicles & Hybrids No Longer Just Gas SippersUntil now, hybrids and electric vehicles have largely appealed only to the environmentally-conscious crowd. The vehicles lacked the power and handling of gas-powered rivals. Now, the tide is slowly turning.
VW Sued By Big Investors, Including Pension FundInstitutional investors are suing automaker Volkswagen in a German court, seeking $3.57 billion in damages over the company's diesel emissions scandal.
Whole Foods Adding Solar Panels At Dozens Of StoresA bit more sunshine might soon be shining down on up to 100 Whole Foods Markets across the country. The Austin-based grocery store giant announced that it has partnered with two solar companies to install the rooftop solar units.
Obama Vows To Press Ahead On Clean Power Plan After SetbackThe administration of President Barack Obama is vowing to press ahead with efforts to curtail greenhouse gas emissions after a divided Supreme Court put his signature plan to address climate change on hold,
U.S. Led The World With Shark Attacks In 2015Experts say 2015 saw a record-setting 98 unprovoked shark attacks worldwide, including two here in Texas.
Fort Hood Kicks Off $100M Wind, Solar Energy ProjectA sprawling Central Texas military installation will rely on the changing weather to support the Army's largest renewable energy project.
New Study Underway To Examine Texas Earthquake IncreaseA program to study the recent increase in earthquakes in Texas is getting underway. The TexNet Seismic Monitoring Program is being overseen by the University of Texas and bankrolled with $4.5 million.
Can Trading Pollution Like Stocks Help Fight Climate Change?Widely derided by politicians on the left and the right, once thought dead even by its supporters, the idea of allowing companies to buy and sell pollution "rights" like stocks is now at the fore again
Texas Attorney General Paxton Files Suit Against Gov't EPA Power PlanTexas has joined 23 other states in a lawsuit challenging the Obama Administration’s plan to restructure the way electricity is produced and consumed.
Less Texas Coal Shut Down Under Revised Clean Power PlanThe electric distribution grid operator for most of Texas says that a federal mandate to slash carbon emissions nationwide would shut down far fewer coal-fired plants than originally estimated.
Students Creating Green Space On School RoofA group of students have spent the past year working on a rooftop green space for their high school.