New ways for the new year

by Lisa Chavarria “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.” (Robert Collier).  The new year presents an opportunity to commit to new habits and break old ones.  Thinking about how to battle climate change can feel overwhelming but there are...

Climate Corner – Mass media and local meetings

by Martin LueckeNovember 2019 The latest issue of The Economist is a first for the conservative magazine:  focusing the entire issue on the question of climate. Time magazine gave climate the cover story. The New York Times put it on the front page. And CNN made...

10 items in the news this summer

Our climate crisis committee is keeping up with the information you need to know about.   1. July 2019 surpasses July 2016 as the hottest month in recorded history 2. For the first time ever, more US electricity generation came from renewables than from coal 3....

Sep 2019 Climate Corner

How to take action in Austin, TX September 2019 – Selwyn Polit We know from the IPCC Report from the United Nations in September 2018, that we have 11 years to stop the irreparable damage to our climate systems. We have to figure out how to make sweeping changes...

August 2019 Climate Corner

Carbon Dividend Act August 2018 – Barrett Sundberg In WPNA’s Global Warming resolution, passed in May, we urged Congress to “impose a fee on the producers and importers of fossil fuels…and distribute the fees received on a per capita basis.” A bill to do...

July 2019 Climate Corner

by Martin Luecke and the Windsor Park Climate Crisis Committee    The Climate Change and Global Warming Resolution passed by unanimous vote at the May WPNA meeting. It’s the first time in America that a neighborhood association has taken an official stand on...
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