Public Citizen's Texas office researches and recommends policy that will lower electric bills, increase clean and renewable sources of energy, and combats greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global climate change.

Tar Sands is Dirty Oil

By connecting Canadian tar sands oil to the Texas Gulf Coast, the Keystone XL tarsands pipeline project will make our nation's fuels dirtier and undermine the clean energy solutions we need to avert catastrophic climate change. 




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Climate Change

Energy Efficiency

In absence of international or federal action on climate change, Texas is moving forward to create local solutions to this global problem.   Learn more about Texas' energy efficiency potential and ability to create jobs and stimulate our local economies.

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Clean Energy

Texas is ground zero in the battle to fight dirty coal. Find out how Public Citizen is working to stop 12 new coal plants from being built.   Learn how new transmission lines will increase the availability of Texas wind and what we're doing to encourage in-state solar development. 

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