Tag Archives: Texas Public Policy Foundation


Former TCEQ Chairman: Renewables Are ‘False Hope’

A Texas think tanker’s latest book espouses the virtues of fossil fuels and argues that countries should resist shifting to renewables.

As Kathleen Hartnett White praised the “expanding benefits” of fossil fuels and the “breathtaking” development of fracking during her Wednesday talk at ...Read More

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The New ‘Quiet Pessimism’ of Climate Change Denial

Texas conservatives may finally have to admit that a bevy of lawsuits can't stop the Clean Power Plan before it goes into effect in 2018.

While conferees still spent time trying to debunk established science and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton opened the conference touting his lawsuit against th...Read More

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Life Outside the Box

When Jacqueline Conn lost her job, she found a movement — one that aims to help 70 million Americans with criminal records find a way out of the 'box.'

Essentially, “Ban the Box” is an effort to allow those with past convictions to have their job qualifications and personalities evaluated before discussing ...Read More