When it comes to buying sustainably sourced meat, Whole Foods gets an F. That's the conclusion of a report produced by Mighty Earth, which looked at 23 of the country's largest fast food, grocery, and food service companies. According to the report, "Nineteen companies had no...

"Climate change is both a result of, and a cause of injustice. We simply cannot solve the climate crisis without building a new economy that is fair, equal and works for all of us." These are the driving words behind the Rise For Climate Action movement,...

A few years ago, a local climate scientist did some research and made projections on how climate change might affect our city for years to come. In that report, it was predicted that the number of hot days (over 100 degrees) could increase to over 80 days per...

A steady stream of acid slowly drips down a limestone pyramid. A glass of clean water hangs from a noose. A pyramid made of ice quickly melts and collapses. These are the hallmarks of a new art exhibit, dubbed "Inevitable Reckoning," at the Dimension Gallery in...

When it comes to issues as big and global as climate change, it can be difficult to figure out where you come into play. How can you make a difference? How can you take action in your own community? That was the topic of conversation at the...

Interested in learning more about climate change and its effects right here in Texas? Then check out the next "Hot Science - Cool Talks" event on Wednesday, November 29th at 8pm at the Paramount Theatre. The topic of discussion will be Planet Texas 2050, a new research initiative from the University of Texas aimed...

In case you missed it - One of the most vocal climate change deniers in Congress has announced his retirement. Representative Lamar Smith announced earlier this month that he will not seek reelection after his term ends in a year. Lamar Smith represents Texas’ 21st US Congressional District, which includes downtown and...

Austin Mayor Steve Adler was back in Paris this week to talk all things climate with mayors from around the world. The event was a meeting of the C40 Cities, a network of the world's largest cities committed to addressing climate change. Collectively, they represent over 90 cities (including...

Next week, 92 of the world's largest banks will meet in São Paolo, Brazil. Why does that matter? Because they'll be discussing climate and indigenous peoples' rights to something called Free, Prior, and Informed Consent. Free, Prior, and Informed Consent is a concept defined by the United Nations and simply means...