About Us


Investigating problems and crafting solutions

Finding global warming solutions: Extreme weather events lead to loss of life and billions of dollars in economic damage. What’s more, scientists predict that global warming could increase the frequency of such events in the future. Our new report, "Global Warming and Extreme Weather," shined a light on what could become "the new normal," if we fail to avert the worst effects of global warming.


Educating the public and making our voices heard.

Saving the Christmas Mountains: In September 2011, we won permanent protection for the Christmas Mountains of Big Bend when Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson agreed to transfer the mountains to the Texas State University system. This deal ensures that the Christmas Mountains will continue to be owned by and for the people of Texas and remain wild and protected forever.