Right now, something big is going on in Poland. A meeting (known as COP24) is bringing together leaders from around the world to address perhaps our biggest problem - climate change. Each year, these meetings have been held in an attempt to address climate change on a...

Austin is not the only city making the push for solar energy. Earlier this month, a group of 70 US mayors signed a letter written by the nonprofit organization Environment America, pledging their support for solar energy and its advancement in local communities across the country. "We, the undersigned U.S. Mayors and...

Austin Mayor Steve Adler traveled all the way to Illinois this week to sign a very important document - the Chicago Climate Charter.  Created in response to President Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement, the Chicago Climate Charter brings...

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...

From Earth Day ATX - On June 1, President Trump announced that the U.S. would leave the Paris Climate Accord. In response, as of June 15th 305 US mayors, 13 US governors and a number of companies have committed to upholding the agreement. But what does all...

Guest Post - from Janis Bookout This editorial is written by Janis Bookout, outreach manager of Earth Day Austin. She is also an organizer with 2020 or Bust, a nonprofit organization that seeks to end the climate crisis by helping people all over the world reduce...

Last week, President Donald Trump announced that he is pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Agreement. At the time, we shared with you the initial reactions of everyone from the French president to Austin Mayor Steve Adler. Now that a week has passed and...

Guest Post - from the Rainforest Partnership In December 2015, Rainforest Partnership celebrated with the world when 195 nations came together to adopt the historical and unprecedented Paris Agreement. Setting aside their many ideologies and national interests, our global leaders came together to address the single...

Well, it happened. You've probably heard the news by now, but in case you haven't, President Donald Trump announced earlier today that he is pulling the US from the Paris Climate Agreement. In the coming weeks, the EcoNetwork will continue to report on what the consequences of...

Friday was a big day. November 4th was the day when the historic Paris Agreement officially went into effect. If you remember, late last year, leaders from around the world gathered in Paris and created what became the world's first real global accord on climate change....