News Category: climate-change

Earth Day at 50: Still Seizing the Moment

April 20, 2020

Reflections on Earth Day from Planet Texas 2050.

In the News: A Warmer Austin is Here

Feb. 21, 2020

Geosciences and Planet Texas 2050 researcher Dr. Jay Banner says that under "business as usual" scenario in which we fail to make changes to mitigate climate change, Austin's summers could gain an extra 70 days of over 100 degree heat.

Climate Change in Austin

Oct. 20, 2018

Did you know that the average Austinite’s carbon footprint is about 15 tons of greenhouse gas emissions per yea? Learn about what Austin, Texas is doing to mitigate climate change -- and how you can help -- in this post from the city's Office of Sustainability.