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.

Brandi Clark Burton
Essays
Amy Stansbury

Remembering The Austin EcoNetwork, 20 Years Later

Summary January 2023 marks 20 years since the founding of the Austin EcoNetwork by Brandi Clark Burton. Action Box Interested in getting involved in Brandi’s climate action work? Send her an email at ecobrandi@gmail.com. This month marks 20 years since the founding of the Austin

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Eileen and Lizett
Community News + Partner Posts
Amy Stansbury

Net-Zero Heroes: Eileen McGinnis & Lizett Sanchez

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 sign up for

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Dr. Murillo
Community News + Partner Posts
Amy Stansbury

Net-Zero Hero: Dr. Rosamaria Murillo

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 volunteer with El

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Mayoral Podcast
Essays
Amy Stansbury

Elections 101: Who Should Be The Next Mayor Of Austin?

In this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, host Amy Stansbury sits down with the candidates running to be the next mayor of Austin.    You’ll hear interviews with Celia Israel Kirk Watson Jennifer Virden Phil Campero Brual (Anthony Bradshaw and Gary S. Spellman

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District 3 Podcast
Essays
Amy Stansbury

Elections 101: Austin City Council District 3

In this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, host Amy Stansbury sits down with the candidates running for City Council in District 3 (south/east Austin).   You’ll hear interviews with: José M.A. Velásquez Daniela Silva Gavino Fernandez Jr José Noé Elías Esala Wueschner (Yvonne

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District 5 Podcast
Essays
Amy Stansbury

Elections 101: Austin City Council District 5

In this episode of The Austin Common Radio Hour, host Amy Stansbury sits down with the candidates running for City Council in District 5 (south Austin). You’ll hear interviews with: Ryan Alter Bill Welch Ken Craig Stephanie Bazan Aaron Velazquez Webman Brian Anderson II You

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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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