Amid political objections to content, particularly on topics like climate change and evolution, State Board of Education members today voted to withhold preliminary approval for science textbooks from more than half of the 22 competing publishers in Texas this year. […]
Texas State Board of Education, a Notorious Hotbed of Anti-Science Politics, Will Vote This Fall on Which Textbooks to Adopt for Public Schools FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 22, 2023 Contact:Emily Witt, Texas Freedom Network (TFN), [email protected] Oh, National Center for Science Education (NCSE), [email protected] AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Freedom Network Education Fund and National Center for […]
SAN ANTONIO – CPS Energy voted Monday to move away from burning coal at its Spruce coal plant, and convert it to burning another fossil fuel, natural gas.
The plant was one of the most recent coal plants to be built in the U.S., and quickly became one of the largest polluters, not only in San Antonio, but in the country. […]
It can be tempting to think of big world issues like climate change as invisible events happening elsewhere in the world, beyond our control. We may be interested but slower to act because we rarely attach urgency to these issues. […]
It’s Earth Day! In celebration and reverence of the crucial work that climate justice advocates and activists are doing to preserve our future, we sat down with Luis Enrique Miranda, an organizer with Sunrise El Paso who is now the campaign manager for a ballot measure in El Paso called the El Paso Climate Charter. In honor of Earth Day, Miranda is here to let us know the looming threats Texans and El Pasoans are facing–and most importantly, how we can all be empowered to take action right now. […]