Can Texas Follow in France’s Footsteps in Their Transition to Renewable Energy?

Believe it or not, France and Texas actually have a few things in common when it comes to their potential to transition to clean...

Natural Gas Has A Formidable Opponent in Nuclear Energy

I’m going to go ahead and assume that the majority (if not all) people reading this blog post are American. If you pay attention...

The Effects of French Culture on an American Mind

“Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.” –...

SIDE WALKS – The ‘sustainable’ way to travel

Throughout Austin, one can see the many ways our city caters to drivers: the spread of our buildings (just far enough to place a...

Angers vs. Austin: Farmer’s Market Finals

The French are well known for maintaining a locavorous diet. Their farmer’s markets are large, plentiful, and busy. In Angers there are several farmer’s...

Drinking for Biodiversity

France is internationally known for many delicious indulgences, one being their superior wines. Wine enthusiasts from all over the world import this fermented drink...

Greetings from France!

This summer at the St. Edward’s University sister campus in Angers, France – Université Catholique de l’Ouest, we are studying sustainability.  It’s a great...