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Advocates Scrutinize Sweeping Senate Water Supply Bill’s Strategy
Environmental impacts still need to be assessed
"...years. That's a huge concern, because we've already seen changes in coastal wildlife over the preceding 25 years.”..."

March 23, 2023 News Post by Lina Fisher

A Different Kind of Space Force
How NASA satellite data is harnessed to combat food insecurity
"...can bridge the gap. Living with increasing effects of climate change is a real-time reality, but understanding accurate data..."

March 12, 2023 SXSW Post by Jessi Cape

Famed Austin Chef Tavel Bristol-Joseph and the Future of Food
Joins the SXSW party and talk about how we'll eat
"...– the future of food, and the pace of change in Austin’s eating scene. [inset-1-right]..."

March 10, 2023 Features Feature by Rod Machen

Myth and Tech Merge for the SXSW Art Program
Technology becomes the new enchantment in Mixanthropy
"...United Nations Development Programme. They conversed about Earth’s accelerating climate crisis and the potential of human-machine collaboration, and you’ll..."

March 10, 2023 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

As the Region Booms, Farmers Struggle to Feed Austin Locally
As the region booms, farmers struggle to feed Austin locally
"...Austin is going to feed itself, and deal with climate change and food security, then we need to decide..."

Feb. 24, 2023 News Feature by Chad Swiatecki

2023 Oscar-Nominated Short Films – Documentary
Environmental warnings come with mordant humor and sweetness
"...of delivering something for every palate. The perils of climate change, Islamophobia, the evolution of a young mind, a..."

Feb. 17, 2023 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Doggett Gets Funding for Texas State University Climate Change Research
A publicly available tool will project climate impacts on state water resources
" Texas State University to study the effects of climate change on Texas water resources. The funds, which add..."

Feb. 17, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin Mobility Gets a Federal Funding Boost
Cap Metro, city both draw millions from bipartisan infrastructure package
"...public transportation is needed to improve mobility while respecting climate change. "Transportation improvements in Texas are too often limited..."

Feb. 10, 2023 News Feature by Benton Graham

Texas Lege Looks to Address Flooding and Drought Without Saying "Climate Change"
Dipping a toe into a pool of options – and money
"...seems both parties at the Legislature want to make change happen, as the existential threat of a dwindling supply..."

Feb. 3, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Lumbering Toward a Long-Held Vision for a New I-35
Riding on TxDOT's endless highway
"...more than 30 years, and the basics have remained unchanged. What else can we do?..."

Jan. 27, 2023 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Austin Water Audit Zeroes In on Problems at Treatment Plant
Weak morale, understaffing contributed to four system failures in five years
"...organization lacks the staffing capacity to handle extraordinary events." Climate change will bring stronger and more unpredictable storms that..."

Jan. 20, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Review: Vortex Repertory Co.’s Ride the Wave
All foam, no fortitude in this surfer dude play
"...the wrath awaiting us as the planet experiences escalating climate change. And surely there’s purpose behind the casting of..."

Jan. 18, 2023 Arts Post by Bob Abelman

Texes Lege Preview: Will the Sun Set on Texas Commission on Environmental Quality?
Lege, advocates push embattled environmental agency to try harder
"...charging infrastructure (also funded by the IIJA). However, acknowledging climate change is still an uphill battle. The Texas Water..."

Jan. 13, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

SXSW Goes Monster Hunting With Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves
Evil Dead Rises and more added to festival lineup
"...unsuspecting MTA worker in a robbery gone right that changes their lives forever. Cast List: Asante Blackk, Luis Guzmán,..."

Jan. 11, 2023 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Rep. Erin Zwiener, HD 45
“We’re going to have to fight hard to protect our [LGBTQ] communities”
"...while protecting natural areas, establishing the House Caucus on Climate, Environment, and the Energy Industry in 2021...."

Jan. 6, 2023 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Taking a Tour of Freedom House
Poet KB Brookins talks their new full-length book Freedom House
"...lot of those themes that are covered like abortion, climate change, growing up black and queer in Texas, transitioning,..."

Dec. 17, 2022 Qmmunity Post by James Scott

Your Electric Bill Is About to Go Way Up
Council approves new Austin Energy rates, advocates disappointed
"...a nine-month process (which ended just last week) to change its rate structure and increase its base customer charge..."

Dec. 16, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Council Approves New Austin Energy Rates; Advocates Disappointed
Average customer will see bill increase of $9 in March 2023
"...the rate increase enough for them to support the changes...."

Dec. 9, 2022 News Post by Lina Fisher

Has Austin Resource Recovery Found a Solution to Its Chronic A/C Problem?
Taking the heat off local garbage collection trucks
"...something about heat stress on ARR operators. With global climate change creating ever more extreme weather – including extreme..."

Dec. 9, 2022 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Opinion: Regenerative Agriculture Can Save the Southwest
We can end drought by restoring soil and local water cycles
"...drought-driven culling. This will not get better without radical changes in how we grow food. Most kids in the..."

Dec. 2, 2022 Column by Elizabeth Heilman

Chronicle Endorsements for Austin City Council Run-Off Election
Early voting runs Dec. 1-9 ; election day is Dec. 13
"...You may notice that none of these endorsements have changed from our general election endorsements. But that’s not because..."

Nov. 30, 2022 News Post

Big, Contentious Austin Energy Rate Hike Finally Arrives at Council
Power for the people?
"...Austin Energy revealed a big ask: It wants to change its base rate structure for the first time since..."

Nov. 25, 2022 News Feature by Lina Fisher

Austin at Large: Don’t Go Away Mad, Just ...
If legislators want to break up with Austin, they should at least put their backs into it
"...identical to bills Cain filed last session, which would change the law and ask voters to amend the Texas..."

Nov. 25, 2022 News Column by Mike Clark-Madison

COP27: Fossil of the Day Award
Turkey honored as the country that's "the best at being the worst"
"’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power &..."

Nov. 21, 2022 News Post

COP27: Protecting the Human Rights of Climate Refugees
VIDEO: Experts consider the legal & moral issues of climate migration
"’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power &..."

Nov. 21, 2022 News Post

We Have an Issue: Where the Wild Things Are
What's going on at Texas Memorial Museum?
"...Climate Dispatches Continue: Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power & Light is..."

Nov. 18, 2022 Column by Kimberley Jones

A Tale of Three Sisters
Lessons from Indigenous agriculture
"...others to help repair damage done by humans and climate change, which is a start in listening to Indigenous..."

Nov. 18, 2022 Food Feature by A. Richmond

COP27: Ride a Bike, Save the Planet
The role of cycling in the new mobility paradigm
"’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power &..."

Nov. 16, 2022 News Post

COP27: The Case for Why Texas Is the Most Vulnerable State in the Country to Climate Impacts
Pick your poison: drought, flood, heat wave, hurricane
"’s eyes turn to Egypt for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Austin-based Texas Impact/Texas Interfaith Power &..."

Nov. 16, 2022 News Post

SXSW Adds Cheech Marin, Titane Director Julia Ducournau For 2023
Plus the Metaverse and student athlete NIL deals part of the program
"...Collective and the Patagonia Purpose Trust, dedicated to fighting climate change rather than creating new billionaires, making it one..."

Nov. 15, 2022 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

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