Posted on · Episode: 3289 Green Eyed Monster. Today we consider “Being Green”.
Posted on · Episode: 2215 Surviving Ourselves: Another look at the long ecology debate. Today, the problem of saving the world.
Posted on · While Houston works to overcome its image as a dirty oil town, neighborhoods like Manchester remain solidly dominated by the petrochemical industry.
Posted on · What should be the new mayor's top priorities, in terms of creating new green space and making things safer for cyclists?
Posted on · A study by the Trust for Public Land rates Houston first among the nation's 10 most populous cities in total acreage of parkland, and third only behind San Diego and Dallas in park acreage per capita. We explore what makes Houston's roughly 38,000 thousand acres of green space unique, the programs they offer and the […]
Posted on · The President addressed a number of issues in his State of the Union address, which have implications for Houston and Texas. The general tenor of his speech also has implications for the Lone Star state. Prominent Texas officials including Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz have vociferously opposed much of the Presidentâs agenda. Amid […]
Posted on · Cindy Chapman talks about the Westbury Community Garden and her favorite foods to plant there. The Westbury Area Improvement Corporation is working with the city to save the property as a green space. The group is raising money for that effort. You can find out more about it here.
Posted on · The city is asking building owners and their tenants to become more sustainable in its first annual green office challenge. As Wendy Siegle reports, the year-long initiative calls on businesses to reduce their energy consumption, water use, and waste generation.
Posted on · When people hear the term "green" home, they usually think of something newly-built with the latest in renewable materials and efficient appliances. But one home in suburban Houston that dates back to the Carter administration is proof that you don't "always" have to start from scratch to have a certified green home. David Pitman reports.
Posted on · Houston aims to become a leader in the use and promotion of electric cars. The city now has 10 hybrid plug-in vehicles and ten charging stations scattered around the area. Laurie Johnson has more.
Posted on · Changes in the business culture show increased awareness of the profitability of sustainability. Ed Mayberry reports.
Posted on · As energy costs continue to rise — non-profit organizations have a harder time making the bills. But a program by Green Mountain Energy provides free solar energy to qualifying organizations. Laurie Johnson explains.
Posted on · The founder of a new "green" home store says an eco-friendly economy is a key to moving out of the recession. So despite tough economic times, he's opened a store called "new living" to support green building, restoration and retro-fitting. Ed Mayberry reports.
Posted on · Nothing is all bad. Even climate change. There are some "up-sides" in the changes we will have to make to cope with the changing climate in the coming decades. A public forum will be held on this subject tonight, as Jim Bell reports.
Posted on · Even though gas prices have dropped drastically over the past few months, driving techniques to improve gas mileage are still gaining popularity. So-called "hypermilers", drivers who use an array of fuel-saving tools, are getting eye-popping results when it comes saving fuel. Earlier this year, Jack Williams took a ride with one of the nation's best hypermilers, Dan Bryant.