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Opinion: Looming Climate Disaster Is Obvious. What Are You Doing About It?
"...For the past two years our climate committee in Windsor Park has been engaged in an..."

July 2, 2021 Column by Martin Luecke

Climate, Meet Mobility
Copenhagen is all about green transport – and Austin should be, too
"...During my recent climate-action study tour in Copenhagen, I was constantly scouting for..."

Nov. 6, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Driving While Campaigning: Bill White Talking (Around) Climate Action
The gubernatorial candidate gamely navigates the politics of climate change
"...fuels," he responded instead. Asked how his leadership on climate action would differ from that of Gov. Rick Perry,..."

Jan. 15, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

The Austin Climate Protection Plan
An update on the state of the city's ACPP
"...committed to doing its part through the 2007 Austin Climate Protection Plan – as it is in every other..."

Dec. 7, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

News Roundup: Cams, Carnage, & Climate
Zimmerman sides with Abbott over Adler
"...• The Paris Climate: Pool won't be at the PSC meeting – like..."

Nov. 30, 2015 News Post

Good Work By 'Climate Wise Women'
"...Dear Editor, I recently read the article, “Climate Change Stories: A Traveling Sisterhood” by Jessi Cape [News..."

Oct. 31, 2013 Postmarks

Young People Power Texas Climate Plan
House Democrats package 41 bills to protect the environment
" not known for its positive contributions to the ­climate movement. Runaway fracking, chemical plants, and the recent power..."

April 30, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Appetite for Change
"...leaders are rising to face the challenge of a climate change crisis and get onboard. As an attendee and..."

Feb. 23, 2008 Postmarks

Can Texas Clean Up Its Climate Footprint?
State Rep. Erin Zwiener outlines a House environmental agenda
"...remain optimistic that the body will openly take up climate change," says state Rep. Erin Zwiener, D-Driftwood, a member..."

Jan. 15, 2021 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Unrealized Opportunities: Ester Matthews on the Austin Climate Protection Program
Ester Matthews reflects on the progress of the ACPP
"...Last week the Chronicle spoke at length with Austin Climate Protection Program Director Ester Matthews about the history and..."

Sept. 24, 2010 News Feature

The Local Politics of Climate Protection
Q&A with Will Wynn on his efforts to fight global warming
"...Mayor Will Wynn launched the Austin Climate Protection Plan. We visited with him recently about his..."

April 18, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Austin Climate Protection Plan
The five components
" a strong incentive for communitywide and local corporate change. "We're going to lead by example," said Wynn. "This..."

March 9, 2007 News Feature

Affordability Key to Climate Plan Goals
City task force makes its recommendations for 2024 climate change protection goals
"...approved – after much hand-wringing – Austin Energy's 2020 climate change protection goals, but already it's time for an..."

July 18, 2014 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

SCOTUS Hobbles EPA, but Climate Tools Remain
Green raw deal
"...– but not only – tool for responding to climate change. The legal action brought by the state of..."

July 15, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Time to Really Lead the World in Climate Protection
"...leading city in the nation in the fight against climate change" – would lower its carbon output 70% by..."

Nov. 2, 2009 Postmarks

Get Off Your Ass and Change the World
Nobel Prize winner Jody Williams speaks tomorrow at BookPeople
" just right, and the work makes a landslide change around the same time the world wants to laud..."

Sept. 6, 2013 Books Post by Jessi Cape

COP27: American Advocates Grapple With the U.S.'s Climate Impact
From afflicted to afflicter: "I am part of the problem here"
"’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power &..."

Nov. 14, 2022 News Post

COP25: Holding the U.S. Accountable for its Ruinous Impacts on the Climate
WATCH: A Texan anti-fracking activist on life in the Permian Basin
"’s eyes turn to Madrid for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, Austin-based Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy/Texas..."

Dec. 11, 2019 News Post

Compact, Climate-Friendly, Competitive
To restart the economy while saving the planet, the Congress for the New Urbanism advocates traditional neighborhoods for all
"...create value, wealth, and jobs now. The second was climate action: how U.S. policy that promotes compact (re)development is..."

June 26, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Opinion: Why Texas Is Ground Zero for Change
With untapped voting power of Latinos, Texas has enormous potential, but the Lone Star State must modernize to pave the way to a stronger, more inclusive America
"...which embodies the ability to lead the nation in climate justice and economic prosperity, coupled with the untapped voting..."

Oct. 9, 2020 Column by Antonio Arellano

Climate Protection: City in No Hurry To Cool It
Checking in on the Climate Protection Program's progress – or lack thereof
" now, the city's annual report on the Austin Climate Protection Program is due for release. (It's late, but..."

Aug. 6, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Climate Bill
Doggett worries that the climate bill may be worse than doing nothing
"...singing a different tune, but he had at least changed key. "I'm voting for final passage," Doggett said. "I've..."

July 10, 2009 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Support Safe Climate Act
"...some new tracks at the state level to enact change at the federal level, which Reps. Doggett, Johnson, and..."

Jan. 12, 2007 Postmarks

Time for a Change
A look back at Cristina Tzintzún's time fighting for immigrant rights
"...ways the organization has attempted to creatively effect political change for its membership, which is composed almost entirely of..."

Dec. 4, 2015 News Feature by Amy Kamp

Activists Say Austin Public Library Policy Change Is Overdue
Disturbing the library
"...modern and a little more appropriate for the political climate in Austin now."..."

March 1, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

The Power to Change
A quick sound check with the Austin mayoral candidates
"...Record that changed your life?..."

April 30, 2009 Music Post by Austin Powell

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
Al Gore reminds us (once again) that climate change is real
"...When it comes to man-made climate change, rationalism is in short supply these days, no..."

Aug. 11, 2017 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Point Austin: Loaded Dice
If we can't pull together on climate change, we face an unlivable future
"...moment to contemplate some research compiled by Texas Tech climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe for the city of Austin. Apparently,..."

July 27, 2018 News Column by Michael King

Point Austin: Can't Say We Weren't Warned
New U.N. "emissions gap" report heightens climate change alarm.
"...In 1965, the U.S. President’s Science Advisory Committee issued..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Column by Michael King

How Texas Impact Turns Faith Into a Tool for Progress
VIDEO: See Texas Interfaith Center for Public Policy/Texas Impact’s reports from the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP25
" perspective to discussions of globally impactful issues like climate change – and vice versa...."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Feature by James Scott

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