San Antonio unveils new wildlife land bridge

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Tobin Land Bridge now connects two sections of a San Antonio park that were previously separated by a highway. According to the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department , the bridge is the biggest of its kind in the U.S. San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg has applauded the project, expressing his expectations for the park once the landscape is fully developed. Currently, there are similar projects underway in Houston and San Francisco. +

New Study: How Cities Can Finally Get Smart About Water

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That’s the conclusion from a new study in the journal W ater Policy , whose authors compared the water supply histories of 4 cities — San Diego, Phoenix, San Antonio and Adelaide, Australia. Q: You cite San Antonio as a leader in integrating water conservation into its planning. What’s San Antonio getting right that other cities aren’t? . Richter: Few cities in the world have pushed urban water conservation as far as San Antonio.

SwRI, UTSA Collaborate on a Novel Process to Produce Low Carbon Fuels

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Southwest Research Institute and The University of Texas at San Antonio are collaborating to combine two catalytic processes into a single reactor, with the overall goal of recycling carbon from CO2 to produce low-cost hydrocarbon fuels. .

This Sierra Clubber's DIY Car - Compass

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But Gary Krysztopik of San Antonio, Texas, isnt your typical environmental activist. Compass. « Massive Crowds Turning Out to Oppose Coal Exports | Main. | DOE Offshore Wind Investments Are Great, But We Can Do More » This Sierra Clubbers DIY Car. Sierra Club members are known for camping, hiking, and campaigning to protect the outdoors. Building cars? Not so much.

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Quote of the day

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 president of the University of the Incarnate Word, has been placed on a 90-day medical leave because of “sporadic uncharacteristic behavior and comments,”  The San Antonio Express-News reported on Thursday. From the Chronicle of Higher Education: Louis Agnese Jr., president

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I think this significantly enhances our bid for the Olympics*

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The top four locations were San Antonio, Las Vegas, San Diego and Tucson. SmartAsset, a personal-finance technology company, has named Columbus the fifth best city in the country for conferences. The group’s report looked at nine metrics, including hotels and their cost, the violent-crime rate and the distance from the airport to the city’s center. It noted that Columbus has an average hotel room rate of $123, and that the average cost of a restaurant meal is low, at $22.

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Improving the Air Quality and Energy Efficiency of Your Home

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Call out a San Antonio AC repair service as soon as your AC is having problems, so that the minor issues can be addressed before they become expensive failures. In San Antonio, AC drain pans that can’t drain properly can cause a similar issue. Houseplants filter air pollution. But there are other things you can do to make sure your indoor space is healthy. Indoor air quality is often worse than that of the outside air.

Texas solar farm recruits 'lambscaping' team to clear away weeds

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At a small San Antonio solar facility, the ovine groundskeeping crew keep things trim and tidy with the aid of split upper lips and 4-chambered stomachs. comes a story out of San Antonio involving the grass-clearing prowess of another cloven-hoofed ruminant: sheep. Just when you thought goats were being offered all the primo landscaping gigs ( Google , Chicago O’ Hare , etc.)

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SMDH*

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In fact, his company just recently erected a new Supercharger station right on Texas grounds, conveniently halfway between Austin and San Antonio and behind the San Marcos Outlet Mall. The Lone Star state may be warning Elon Musk “Don’t mess with Texas” thanks to its newest  Tesla  ( NASDAQ:TSLA ) sales ban, but Musk doesn’t exactly seem to be running scared.

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New TerraCycle Products in Walmart Giveaway – Competition Closed

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from San Antonio, TX, and – again – thank you to all who participated. As of April 15, 2010 23.59hrs BST this competition on the GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW is closed. The winner was determined on Sunday, April 18, 2010 and the details were passed to TerraCycle, from where the prize will be dispatched. Thanks you everyone for taking part and – hopefully – we will have some more competitions like this, from TerraCycle and others, in the not so distant future.

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Matt Taibbi and Mayor Julián Castro

Sightline Daily

Rolling Stone ''s Matt Taibbi What do Matt Taibbi and San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro have in common? San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro. San Antonio, TX Mayor Julián Castro is the youngest mayor of a top 50 American city and was handily re-elected to his third term this year. Sightline’s 20th Anniversary Speaker Series !

Mayor Julián Castro: Big Plans, Big Progress

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Castro speaks at TEDx San Antonio in 2010. San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro makes no small plans. Photo by TEDxSanAntonio, cc. The enthusiastic young mayor of America’s seventh largest city quickly positioned his city as a leader in the New Energy Economy, expanded the educational resources of area children from pre-K through college, and restored his city’s AAA bond rating.

The Newest Strategies to Save Bats from Extinction

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Over 25 years, they’ve expanded it to cover 1400 acres a short distance from the growing city of San Antonio, Texas. The myth of Dracula haunting the living has a number of real-world side effects, and the worst one is the unfair demonization of bats.

Lots More Electric Vehicles Coming Soon to Massachusetts

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The growing company has e-bus contracts with transit agencies in a number of other cities, including Nashville, San Antonio, and Tallahassee. Though there are no leaves on the trees yet, my home state of Massachusetts became a greener place to live this week.

Texas power outages lead to deaths of animals in a sanctuary

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Although most of the animals are now in safe, warm enclosures, the sanctuary and the San Antonio Zoo have been calling on locals to donate items such as flashlights, blankets, generator fuel and other necessities.

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Marriott breaks new ground with green hotel prototype

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Wishing you a greener holiday!

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Forests can bounce back after acid rain

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Knoepp presented her work at the November International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America in San Antonio as the Sergei A.

Climate change pushes US weather to extremes

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In Texas, Dallas dropped to -2°F, while southerly Houston and San Antonio got down to 13°F and 12­°F, respectively. Terrible hurricanes in the summer and temperatures now plunging to the lowest they’ve been in decades in much of the U.S. — is all this bad weather just bad luck?

Go for the green photo: #9

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Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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American irrigation research finds watering sweet spot for agriculture and earth

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Yost presented his work at the November International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America in San Antonio. A healthy lifestyle consists of a mixture of habits.

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Go for the green photo: #7

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Five Reasons You’ll Be at Town Hall Next Week

Sightline Daily

Well, alright then: He is kicking butt in San Antonio on everything from pre-K education funding to clean energy research and investment. Remember this little guy with the great big voice who left us all weepy after he stood up against racist bullying? Earlier this year, he sang the national anthem at the NBA finals game 2—beautifully—only to find the Twitterverse darken with hateful, racist slurs about him afterward. So what did he do?

Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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San Francisco to install 5000 electric car chargers

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Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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Sunday photo: yikes stripes!

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Go for the green photo: #8

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Going Green With Radiant Barriers

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the benefits of radiant barrier insulation; image from Green Energy of San Antonio. Image from Green Energy of San Antonio. People are always looking for ways to cut energy costs on their homes. A popular and efficient way is to have a radiant barrier installation. A radiant barrier is a supplement to your home’s insulation that helps reflect or radiate away transferred heat.

Tourism website for sustainable marine management

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Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives

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Ubud, Bali: visit the Eat Pray Love cafe

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Your Big Questions to Julián Castro

Sightline Daily

Sightline was honored to close out our 20th Anniversary Speaker Series with the dynamic and inspiring Julián Castro, mayor of San Antonio, TX, and a leader committed to advancing the New Energy Economy. If you missed the talk, you can listen to it here , or watch it via the Seattle Channel this week ( broadcast details ). Julián Castro and Alan Durning, during the Q&A at Town Hall Seattle, 10/23/13. Photo by Cindy Apple.

Sweden's Treehotel adds 2 more eco-suites

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Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

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Four hoteliers are world's most ethical

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Sensual green in the Maldives

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Trip Advisor: green travel really taking off

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Being green is not just for eco-lodges anymore

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Pittsburgh's newest luxury hotel LEED Gold certified

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Eurail: best sustainable travel

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Farm-to-fork Michigan: Mind, Body & Spirits

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