By Cyrus Reed, Conservation Director for the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club Republished from the Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter's Blog If you’ve heard about the rise of solar power in Texas, chances are you’ve heard about it in the context of big cities like Austin and San Antonio announcing big projects. These two … Continue reading More Texas Cities Seeing Solar As Smart Investment
by Katie Aplis, Communications Intern for the Sierra Club - Lone Star Chapter and CEC Education and Outreach Team Leader Originally published on the Sierra Club - Lone Star Chapter's blog “Neither the land nor women are territories of conquest." Photo Credit: Andrea Barboza. As we approach the end of Women’s History Month, I wanted to … Continue reading Gender Equality Is Necessary For Environmental Action
By Katherine Strain, student director of UT Green Corps It’s tough to grow food without a yard. However, a resourceful mind is the key to growing food sustainably without busting your wallet. It’s likely you already have the items in your own home to build your own urban food garden! This post overviews sustainable and … Continue reading How to Grow Your Own Food with No Space and No Money
For ages, light has been prized for its ability to combat the darkness - turning night into day and illuminating a path for human modernity. But, in recent years, a fatal trend has emerged with the brightening of the night skies.