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HARC’s Commitment to Climate Equity

Community Health

Regional Air Quality

Clean Energy

Energy Resilience


Climate Equity

Mitigating Climate Change

Planning & Adapting for Climate

Nature-based Infrastructure

Two of the most important and significant challenges facing Texas and the nation are the existential threats posed by climate change and the huge economic disparities that exist between low and high-income wage earners and among different racial and ethnic groups. HARC is working to address these dual challenges through collaborative strategies that integrate advanced environmental and economic research expertise with community perspectives and leadership for a more equitable and sustainable future.

HARC uses science and research to support the deployment of policies, programs, and practices that will effectively address the climate crisis while also leveraging climate investments and partnerships among government, businesses, the non-profit sector, and communities to provide just, social, and economic opportunities for all.

HARC is committed to engaging in practices that consider and support ecological, societal, and economic health and vitality that will meet the needs of the present generation without compromising those of the future. With a focus on the sustainability pillars of environment, the social and economic wellbeing of people and communities, and the economy, HARC will use diverse investments and science-based strategies, in partnership with under-resourced communities, to:

  • reduce and eliminate harmful emissions;
  • create educational opportunities and good-paying jobs;
  • preserve and protect natural resources.

To learn more about HARC’s commitment and work in the area of climate equity, read HARC’s Commitment to Climate Equity here.

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