Artwork in Hollytree unveiled in memory of Brownie the neighborhood dog | Local News

Artwork in Hollytree unveiled in memory of Brownie the neighborhood dog |  Local News

In remembrance of a “South Tyler legacy,” residents of Hollytree came together on Monday to wrap an electrical box with portraits of a beloved four-legged friend they called their own. Brownie the dog, who was estimated to be 22 years old, was a neighborhood street dog who died about two months ago. He may not … Read more

Cities are switching to “smart” rat control

Cities are switching to “smart” rat control

Forget toxic pesticides: The next generation of urban rodent control relies on internet-connected traps that shock or impale a rat or mouse before isolating it in a chamber for disposal. Why it matters: Rat complaints have surged in the aftermath of pandemic lockdowns, and cities are cracking down with renewed vociferousness, appointing “rat czars” and … Read more

Why companies have to have net zero carbon emission plans

Why companies have to have net zero carbon emission plans

Over the past decade, net zero emissions targets have become mandatory for a company to be taken seriously on sustainability. Why it matters: Net zero targets could produce real progress toward reducing greenhouse gas emissions within the next few decades — assuming the targets will actually be met and not leave out important factors like … Read more

Companies’ net zero carbon emissions pledges have some gaps

Companies’ net zero carbon emissions pledges have some gaps

Companies have been volunteering in droves to cut their greenhouse gas emissions to “net zero” within the next two to three decades. Yes, goal: A lack of a standard definition of what “net zero” actually means for corporations — and the absence of a regulatory entity that can enforce the pledges — means investors, government … Read more