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Clean Air and Water

Fossil fuel and allied interests should not be permitted to turn America into a living museum of obsolete, pollution-spewing technologies.

Feb 23, 2017 Blog Post

Our new report, Catching the Rain , written with Environment Texas Research & Policy Center, identifies an environmentally-friendly, low-cost solution to threats to water quality...

Feb 15, 2017 Blog Post
How Green Infrastructure Can Reduce Flooding and Improve Water Quality in Texas

Flooding has caused significant damage in Texas in recent years, and pollution from stormwater runoff poses a persistent threat to local waterways. As more land...

Feb 14, 2017 Report

A new study about forest loss around the world makes me wonder: When will we be satisfied with the goods and lifestyle we have instead...

Jan 27, 2017 Blog Post

A few highlights from our work in 2016, including envisioning a new transportation future, highlighting the promise of solar energy, exposing the dangers of fracking,...

Jan 4, 2017 Blog Post

Public lands are critical environmental resources. They help to preserve ecosystems that may not find protection otherwise, and serve as field laboratories for scientists, vacation...

Dec 14, 2016 Blog Post

America’s agricultural system increasingly produces unhealthy food at significant cost to our environment and our health. These costs are paid by eaters and taxpayers –...

Dec 6, 2016 Blog Post

If you care about making social change of any kind, the inclination to worship data and analytics and to downplay vision and values is one...

Nov 9, 2016 Blog Post

In order for humans to continue to prosper, our society must take action to curb global warming. Our new report, Carbon-Cutting Success Stories, shows that...

Sep 23, 2016 Blog Post
How the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Is Reducing Pollution and Investing in People

Numbers cannot tell the full story of the success of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. The case studies highlighted in this report show how this...

Sep 15, 2016 Report

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