August 2019 NEWS

Montgomery (Texas) development threatens natural habitats

  Two deer graze near what used to be forested woods alongside the busy Sendera Ranch Drive by the Woodforest Golf Club. (Photo by Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper Source: Texas A&M Natural Resource Institute, Texas Land Trends/Community Impact Newspaper)    ... Read More >

Wealth Matters: As Politics Creep Into Philanthropy, Beneficiaries Come Under Fire

Conservatives like Stephen Ross serve on the board of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, but so do prominent liberals like David Geffen. Not so long ago, philanthropy was an area where politics were left at the door. Conservatives and liberals on a philanthropic board could agree to... Read More >

The credible case for Texas and its clean energy solutions [OPINION]

Recent criticism of increased Texas greenhouse gas emissions makes an important point: Without reducing emissions in Texas, U.S. climate and clean energy goals are at risk. Jeremy Symons’ Aug. 6 op-ed for The Hillnotes that there are federal solutions to address this problem,... Read More >

Increased emissions in Texas are canceling out climate progress across the country [OPINION]

For those who understand the scale of the climate emergency, President Trump’s climate denial and scorched-earth rollbacks of climate programs have been appalling. Fortunately, for every ounce of despair, there is a pound of optimism to be had in the enormous momentum we are now seeing:... Read More >

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