Environment Texas Research and Policy Center Latest Blog Posts

We need to stop the monarch's rapid descent toward extinction 

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

Here’s the play by play of my journey to install a heat pump heating/cooling system in our cottage.

Our new progress report finds that despite the need to rebuild many federal agencies and tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the Biden administration has already taken numerous steps to restore environmental protections.

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Josh Chetwynd
Deputy Director, Media Relations

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

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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Luke Metzger
Executive Director

Vehicle to home technology could help keep the lights on

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

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.

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.