About the OrgEnvironment Texas is a nonprofit organization that makes the case for our environment and helps regular people make an impact—through petitions, emails, letters, phone calls and more. Action BoxYou can learn more about Environment Texas' 100% renewable campaign and find out how to...

Join us for a Green Kids webinar, a 30-minute activity for you and the kids to learn about environmental issues, ask questions, and do fun activities all from your living room. Wildlife of Texas (Tuesday 4/7 at 4:30 p.m.). We will learn to spot invasive, endangered, and...

From Environment Texas - Join us at the Governor's Mansion on Tuesday, Jan 8th, at 10am to tell Gov. Abbott that we want him to act on climate change! When asked whether climate change could have worsened the effects of hurricane Harvey, Gov. Abbott said that he’s...

From Environment Texas - Join our solar energy adventure at Austin High on December 15th at 11am for some family fun! We'll do a hands-on solar oven activity where kids use common reusable items to create cardboard and foil heating devices (cookies included), learn about the power...

From Environment Texas - Join us on October 20th to see school-top solar in action. Austin High is doing their part in the clean energy revolution. Learn how your school can join the party in an exclusive tour of Austin High's rooftop solar facilities. Hear from students,...

By now, you've probably seen the pictures.   You know the ones. A sea turtle entangled in a pile of garbage. A seahorse with its tail wrapped around a Q-tip. A bird with a six-pack ring stuck around its beak.   Just this week, an autopsy done on a whale...

  Lead has been found in the drinking water of five more Austin schools. That's according to new data obtained by Environment Texas (via an open records request) from the Austin Independent School District. This new data follows the discovery last September that other nine local schools and...

The amount of solar energy installed within Austin city limits grew 27 percent last year, making Austin 17th in the nation in terms of local solar capacity.   That's according to a new report from the Environment Texas Research and Policy Center, entitled, "Shining Cities 2018: How Smart Local Policies Are Expanding Solar Power In...

If you're a consistent reader of AEN or a follower of local news, you've been reading a lot about CodeNEXT lately. (And if you haven't, that's okay too. As a reminder, CodeNEXT is the city’s effort to rewrite its land development code, which is basically a rule book for the city, explaining what...