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Gulf Coast Green Conference Brings Sustainability Minds to Houston

Posted on · For more than 10 years, the Gulf Coast Green Conference has quietly been building a name for itself, drawing sustainability professionals, architects and designers to town. This theme for this year’s conference is about art and sustainability and includes lessons in something called “hedonistic sustainability.” We learn about the conference — and what exactly that term […]

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Air Pollution Report and Sean Patrick Flanery: Tuesday’s Show (April 26, 2016)

Posted on · Last week, the American Lung Association released its 17th annual “State of the Air” report, which says Houston – when it comes to ozone – is the 15th most polluted city in the U.S. But what does that mean and what’s being done to address it? On this edition of Houston Matters, we discuss air […]

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How Will Paris Climate Talks Affect Industry and the Environment in Houston?

Posted on · The world has been watching Paris in recent days as the city hosts the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, known as COP21. But, since we’re a show that focuses on Houston, we wondered how might climate change decisions made at the summit affect industry here? We talk with several guests on this subject: First an eye-witness to the […]