Environment Texas Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

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Josh Chetwynd
Communications Manager

These energy-efficient devices can be difference makers in the move to clean energy

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Luke Metzger
Executive Director

Policy makers have a big role to play in helping Texans adopt electric vehicles

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Luke Metzger
Executive Director

Vehicle to home technology could help keep the lights on

As an ode to the planet we love, we launched a Valentine's Day week of action to encourage Whole Foods to prioritize its relationship with the planet over plastic.

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Anna Farrell-Sherman
Clean Water Associate

As freezing temperatures rock the Texas power grid, electricity prices are surging. Will your bill go up? We have answers.

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Anna Farrell-Sherman
Clean Water Associate

Cities across Texas are posting water boil notices left and right as water pressure falls across the state. Here are some resources on how to make sure your water is safe, why our water is unsafe right now, and how we can pull together to get through.

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Anna Farrell-Sherman
Clean Water Associate

We have been hearing for days about the need to drip faucets to keep our pipes from freezing, but we need to conserve. Here are the best tips we can find to help keep your pipes from freezing while conserving as much water as possible.

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Anna Farrell-Sherman
Clean Water Associate

Our pipes are freezing in the current weather. Here are some ways to avoid frozen pipes, and some tips on what to do if they do freeze.

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Alex Petersen
Conservation America Campaign, Advocate

Out of the gates, here’s what President Biden did for America’s wildlife.

The butterfly’s plummeting population warrants protection under the Endangered Species Act, and now is the time for action.