Following a pandemic-forced cancellation in 2020, the annual South by Southwest conference returned this year, albeit completely virtual. Multiple panels and presentations traversed topics of institutional inclusion, healthcare equity, homelessness and climate change, with input from several Texan experts. The panel “Inspiring Faith to Climate Action” delved into how climate scientists, ministers and young evangelicals try to appeal to faith-based audiences in their efforts to convince governments to reduce actions that are causing climate change.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Mar 28 2021 - 10:52pm
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A community webinar convening community leaders, artists, environmental, public health and housing advocates to discuss how environmental justice principles can help build a more equitable San Antonio a year after San Antonio’s City Council adopted the San Antonio Climate Action and Adaptation Plan. Over 23 organizations are calling for 5 demands of the San Antonio City Council to demand CPS energy become a central part of solutions for structural inequality as the city recovers from COVID-19.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Feb 14 2017 - 3:45pm
Local members of Moms Clean Air Force, TX21 Indivisibles and other residents from U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith's district gathered at the Congressman's San Antonio office on Feb. 14 to deliver a unique Valentine's Day message.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 2 2015 - 1:06pm
What if you could protect the planet without leaving your front yard? The Solid Waste Management Department will roll out a new program in October to do just that.