June 17, 2020
Southeast Texas ranch to preserve forest in carbon storage deal
"A donation from a Houston company will be used to preserve a forest on a southeast Texas ranch, as well as plant trees in Houston, in a unique carbon sequestration project by a local nonprofit..." Read the article
August 13, 2019
New Texas nonprofit offers novel approach for preserving coastal lands, combating global warming
"SARGENT — Herff Cornelius and his family have ranched in the Texas Gulf Coast for five generations, four in Matagorda County, but he is struggling to keep the tradition going..." Read the article
Houston Public Media
August 12, 2019
Energy & Environment
"A Texas nonprofit to help people offset their carbon emissions is up and running..." Read the article
1,000-Mile Living Shoreline Project Phase 1 Complete
April 28, 2022
TCX has completed its first phase of the 1,000-Mile living shoreline project, producing a written report and an online interactive map identifying candidate shoreline along the Texas coast ideal for living shoreline protections.
"The results show that the project is both financially and physically feasible and is a great opportunity for corporations looking to reduce their carbon footprint, introducing tremendous new economic resources to Texas coastal conservation..." Read it here
Houston Parks & Recreation Department and TCX Unite to Address Climate Change
March 10, 2022
The Houston Parks & Recreation Department and TCX today announced the signing of an agreement for the Parks Department to plant trees funded by a grant from TCX.
"The agreement will award nature-based carbon dioxide removal and storage credits to Houston-based industrial waste services provider Sprint Waste Services LP. It's believed to be the first of its kind in the Houston region and a small first step in developing creative concepts to address the international problem of climate change...." Read it here
TCX Launches 1000-Mile Living Shoreline Project
February 14, 2022
Today the Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX) is publicly announcing its program to design a 1000-mile living shoreline for the Texas coast.
"This project is designed to mitigate the destructive impacts of sea level rise on estuarine wetlands while creating new revenue streams for coastal landowners. The project is funded by a grant from John Teutsch of Seattle, Washington and The Meadows Foundation...." Read it here
TCX and Valero 10000 Ton Carbon Partnership
January 12, 2021
The Texas Coastal Exchange announce a soil carbon sequestration partnership with Valero of the largest agreement yet that covers 4000 acres with the potential expansion of salt brackish marsh and coastal wetlands in Jefferson County in Texas.
"Valero is providing funding to TCX to capture 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide in marsh, prairie and woodland habitat, thereby creating numerous environmental, social, and economic benefits. With Valero's assistance TCX will now be able to make financial grants to landowners covering more than 4,000 acres in Jefferson County in exchange.... Read it here
AIA and TCX Partnership
July 6, 2020
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX) announce a partnership to make the 2020 version of the Gulf Coast Green Conference carbon neutral.
"The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX) are pleased to announce a partnership to make the 2020 version of the Gulf Coast Green Conference carbon neutral. This is the first year of what is hoped to be a long-term partnership to store carbon dioxide from the conference and conference attendees in the ecosystems surrounding the Houston area. The Gulf Coast Green Conference will be conducted July 9th and 10th and will be virtual this year..." Read it here
First Donation for Forests
June 16, 2020
TCX Announces Carbon Capture and Storage Grants for Bottomland Forests and Urban Trees Enabled by Sprint Waste
"The Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX) announced today that Sprint Waste Services, LP (“Sprint Waste”) of Houston has donated $100,000 to sequester 5000 tons of carbon dioxide in the bottomland hardwood forests of the Texas Coast and urban trees in the City of Houston..." Read it here
TCX Awards First Grants
May 18, 2020
Texas Coastal Exchange Makes Initial Grants to Texas Coastal Landowners
"The Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX) is pleased to announce the award of grants to landowners along the Texas coast for storing carbon in their coastal marshes on behalf of various donors from the Houston area and beyond." Read it here