EARTHx 2017

Policy & Industry

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Everything You Wanted to Know About the Oil and Gas Industry But Were Too Afraid to Ask

When you think of the trailblazers in environmentally conscious thought leadership, you might not think of the oil and gas industry – but you haven’t met Ryan Sitton. This year at Earth Day Texas 2017 we are proud to have oil and gas engineering expert and small business owner, Ryan Sitton as one of our expert…

April 22, 2017 • Event NewsExhibitor SpotlightPolicy & Industry

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Exhibitor Spotlight: Center for Urban Sustainability Projects

The Center for Urban Sustainability Projects’ (CUSP) main objective is to provide urban communities with the knowledge and training to create a reliable food source through the use of sustainable farming methods, such as urban and aquaponic farms. CUSP believes it is imperative that inner city youth is equipped with the skills and information to…

April 22, 2017 • Policy & Industry

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The Evolution Of Agriculture

Vertical farming, permaculture, and aquaponics are making waves in the agricultural industry. These agricultural pioneers are finding ways to feed more people with less land than ever before, creating whole ecosystems of fresh food and innovating agriculture that supports the land, rather than degrade it. Visitors to this department will be able to see the latest…

April 22, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityExhibitor SpotlightPolicy & Industry


Sign A Petition

Is there an issue or a project that you are really passionate about? Maybe something you learned about at Earth Day Texas? Take a stand and visit the petition booths in the Environmental Policy department to sign your name to petitions that you believe will lead to important action across the country.

April 22, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendPolicy & Industry


Become A Member

At Earth Day Texas, there are hundreds of organizations that are doing groundbreaking research and outreach on thousands of critical issues around the world. We make it easy to find the organizations that are working toward the solutions that you identify with most strongly, give you a chance to meet the people on the front lines,…

April 22, 2017 • Academic, Culture & CommunityAttendPolicy & Industry


Building A Sustainable Dallas

Leading architectural firms will be at Earth Day Texas displaying projects and visions for the future of the DFW skyline and skylines across the nation. Whether using biophilic design or restoring iconic buildings to achieve LEED standards, the organizations in this department represent the cutting edge of urban design. Architecturally curious visitors will be able to…

April 22, 2017 • AttendPolicy & Industry


Powering The Metroplex

While a city in Texas might seem like an unlikely candidate to lead the country in clean energy usage, the EPA announced in 2015 that Dallas used more renewable energy than any other city in the country. Wind and solar energy are booming in Texas, providing thousands of jobs and economic development across the state. …

April 22, 2017 • AttendPolicy & Industry


Renewable Energy Resources

Earth Day Texas will feature strong business-to-business opportunities for renewable energy companies. As Texas is one of the leading states for renewable energy production, a resource fair of this size and caliber will offer unparalleled networking and purchasing opportunities. Clean energy producers will have the opportunity to connect with infrastructure developers and representatives from heavy industry.

April 22, 2017 • AttendPolicy & IndustryTechnology & Innovation

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