May 27, 2020 Dallas People’s Climate Coalition Dallas City Council unanimously passed the Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action Plan (CECAP), despite a diverse coalition and many speakers who raised concerns about it. Mayor Johnson and Dallas Council Members agreed that the climate plan falls short of the original goals set out by the City Council […]
April 23, 2020 Sunrise Movement Dallas The revised Dallas Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action Plan (CECAP) falls far short of taking bold, swift action on climate change. Here are our initial takeaways from a few hours of reading the 220 page document. The city strengthened some language in the plan. For example, it committed to […]
April 22, 2020 Kevin Richardson, Texas Campaign for the Environment In its environmental plan released on Earth Day, Dallas touts a bold promise to become a “Zero Waste City.” Unfortunately, the plan does even less for reducing trash than what they promised seven years ago. Dallas passed a Zero Waste Plan in 2013 with goals […]
April 22, 2020 Press Release: On the heels of the City of Dallas staff releasing the latest draft of its Comprehensive Environmental and Climate Action Plan (CECAP), a growing coalition of advocates released a “People’s Climate Action Plan,” putting forward a different vision for making Dallas a leader in addressing climate change. The coalition is […]
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