News Archive – Climate Change

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Climate change is such a big, global, and kinda scary topic. That’s why we write climate stories with a local lens and a focus on what you can do to actually make a difference.

State of the City 2022 - 1
Civics 101
Amy Stansbury

State Of The City: A Recap Of The Mayor’s Speech

Summary Austin Mayor Steve Adler delivered his final State Of The City Address last week. Action Box Click the badge above to learn more about Finding Home ATX & how to support it. Mayor Adler highlighted this initiative (aimed at housing 3,000 people in the

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Water Forward - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
The Austin Common

Help Shape Austin’s Water Future

About Austin Water This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Water, our city’s publicly-owned water utility. Action Box Click the badge above to fill out the Water Forward survey. This post is sponsored by Austin Water. All Austin Common sponsors are screened by

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Frances
Community News + Partner Posts
Office_Of_Sustainability

Net-Zero Hero: Frances Acuña

About The Author This post is sponsored & written by The Office of Sustainability, the city department that is working toward net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, a healthy & just local food system, and climate resiliency. Action Box Click the badge above for more info about

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Water Quality - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
Austin_Water

Keeping Austin’s Drinking Water Safe

About Austin Water This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Water, our city’s publicly-owned water utility. Action Box Click the badge above to look through the latest Water Quality Report for Austin. This post is sponsored by Austin Water. All Austin Common sponsors

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Leatha Floyd
Community News + Partner Posts
Office_Of_Sustainability

Net-Zero Hero: Leatha Floyd

About The Author This post is sponsored & written by The Office of Sustainability, the city department that is working toward net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, a healthy & just local food system, and climate resiliency. Action Box If you have ideas to support a more

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Black Lives Veggies - 1
Civics 101
Amy Stansbury

Meet Larry Franklin & Black Lives Veggies

Summary Black Lives Veggies is a local organization that addresses food insecurity by providing disenfranchised communities with gardening education & resources. Action Box Become a Black Lives Veggies volunteer by sending an email to blvcapacitybuild@gmail.com Often times, when we talk about issues like food justice,

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David Yeomans
Community News + Partner Posts
Office_Of_Sustainability

Net-Zero Hero: David Yeomans

About The Author This post is sponsored & written by The Office of Sustainability, the city department that is working toward net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, a healthy & just local food system, and climate resiliency. Action Box Click the badge above to learn more about

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Good Girls ATX
Community News + Partner Posts
GOOD group ATX

A Guide to Nurturing Your Wardrobe, Community and Creativity

About The Author This is a guest post written by Marcella Bechtel and Kara Wright of GOOD girls ATX, a local organization that’s building wardrobes that are GOOD for the planet and its’ people through events + education. Action Box Get tickets to attend GOOD

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Climate Action - 1
Civics 101
Amy Stansbury

Who’s In Charge Here? Climate Action In Austin

Summary Cities have a big role to play in solving the climate crisis. Here in Austin, we have a Climate Equity Plan to guide emission reductions. Action Box Sign up for our climate-focused Civic Power up challenge (How To Save The World… Starting With Austin)

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Whisper Valley Library
Community News + Partner Posts
Whisper_Valley

Celebrate Earth Day At A Local Eco-Community

About The Author This post is sponsored & written by Whisper Valley, an award-winning eco-community community located in East Austin. Action Box Celebrate Earth Day by attending Whisper Valley’s free Earth Day Festival. This post is sponsored by Whisper Valley. All Austin Common sponsors are screened

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Earth
Community News + Partner Posts
Office_Of_Sustainability

Introducing The Earth Month Calendar!

About The Author This post is sponsored & written by The Office of Sustainability, the city department that is working toward net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, a healthy & just local food system, and climate resiliency. Action Box Celebrate Earth Month by completing as many actions

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