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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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Eileen McGinnis

Parents’ Climate Community Holiday Social

Celebrate another year of parent-led climate action with us! Stop by Cenote in East Austin between 10 and noon to grab a breakfast taco, meet fellow caregivers, and learn more about our group. Plus, zine making for kids and adults!

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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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douglas brinkley
Amy Stansbury

BookPeople Presents an Evening with Douglas Brinkley

Join us in celebrating Douglas Brinkley’s new book Silent Spring Revolution! He will be in conversation with Luke Metzger. The event will include a moderated discussion, an audience Q&A, and a signing line. EVENT INFO: This event is free and open to the public. Start time:7

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Citizens' Climate Lobby Austin
Amy Stansbury

Citizens’ Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting of Austin CCL is this Saturday, November 12. For the first time in a long time, we’ll be meeting in person, and there will be a way to attend online as well. The gathering will offer an opportunity for respectful reflections on

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Cryptocurrency Mining
Amy Stansbury

Cryptocurrency Mining in Texas

There is approximately 2 gigawatts (GW) of cryptocurrency load capacity within the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). As of mid-2022, ERCOT had 33 GW of cryptocurrency mining in its interconnection queue. The potential increase in power demand was so high that ERCOT established a

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Planet Texas 2050
Amy Stansbury

Making Art As A Community

In 2016, the City of New Orleans received $141 million from the Department of Housing & Urban Development’s National Disaster Resilience Competition Grant for the Gentilly Resilience District – a combination of investments and infrastructure projects in the Gentilly neighborhood designed to reduce flood risk,

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