Other Reports | November 2009

Biodiesel companies fret about expiring tax break. Houston Chronicle

High emissions levels recorded outside Dish. Denton Record-Chronicle

Engineers’ caution in Dallas tied to liability threat after Katrina. Dallas Morning News

Project could generate more wind power. Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Quiet on nukes. Fort Worth Weekly

CPS knew of higher STP cost year ago. San Antonio Express-News

State worried about air pollution near Barnett Shale wells. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Groups protest Texas coal plants. Associated Press

San Sabans speak their minds about power lines. San Saba News & Star

CPS partner: Nuke deal costs too high for S.A. San Antonio Express-News

Austin Energy’s coal conundrum: Energy planners and the fight over Fayette. Austin Chronicle

Blown away: Wind power keeps growing in Texas. Wall Street Journal

Reliant, City of Houston to install recharge stations for plug-in vehicles. Dallas Morning News

Texas officials: We’re running out of water. Associated Press

Solar energy comes to South Texas. Brownsville Herald

Battle lines forming between EPA, state environmental agency. Austin American-Statesman

Natural gas now is in the spotlight. San Antonio Express-News

Chesapeake Energy expects to pump additional billions into Barnett Shale. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Reliant and Nissan want to make Houston electric vehicle Nirvana. Houston Chronicle

Mayor willing to dump CPS plan. San Antonio Express-News

Houston solar deal in limbo. Houston Chronicle

Coal star state. Texas Observer

Erosion, collapsing community concern Surfside Beach residents. KHOU

Cool cities: AE task force: Juggling the energy scenarios. Austin Chronicle

Group wants Texas to plug in with hybrid vehicles. Houston Chronicle

Citibus adds hybrid buses to help cut long-term fuel costs. Lubbock Avalance-Journal

NRG goes bigger on wind. Houston Chronicle

Reliant energy to offer plug-in services to electric cars. Dallas Morning News

US natural gas supply may dry up within 30 years, T. Boone Pickens says. Dallas Morning News

Climate, meet mobility. Austin Chronicle

Electric utility proposes major rate increase. Austin American-Statesman

Fickle breezes: Sen. Schumer takes aim at Chinese wind farm in Texas. Wall Street Journal

CPS Energy suspends 2 execs in probe. San Antonio Express-News

Exxon takes another small step toward electric vehicles. Dallas Morning News

Railroad Commission opens door to alternative energy. Fort Worth Business Press

Las Brisas legal showdown starts Monday. Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Organization urges energy alternatives, rallies against coal. Daily Texan

Chinese involvement in proposed Texas wind farm stirs passions. New York Times

As tropical storms ebb, climate debate kicks in. Houston Chronicle

Electric cars may be in North Texas by next year. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Corps could be helping rebuild coast with dredged river sediment, state says. New Orleans Times-Picayune

NM wins federal ’smart grid’ money. New Mexico Independent

New Orleans better protected today, but enormous flood protection needs remain. New Orleans Times-Picayune

Bossier Shale will expand opportunities. Shreveport Times

Surrounded by gas wells. KSLA

Maybe those “CO2 is Green” ads worked. New Mexico Independent

Katrina ruling could bring new deluge of lawsuits. Associated Press

Court: negligence by U.S. Army Corps caused Katrina flooding. Environment News Service

Scott: Haynesville Shale has protected area from recession.Shreveport Times

Climate change affecting duck migration. KAIT

Native American pueblo could use some power deregulation. Dallas Morning News

Landfill gas to power 2 industrial plants. Baton Rouge Advocate

Metrobus of Mexico City gets a boost. New York Times

Group urges Albuquerque Mayor Chavez to send climate plant to city council. New Mexico Independent

Solar panels in New Mexico pay for themselves in 7 years. Dallas Morning News

La. will profit from shale / Haynesville to offset tax drop. WBRZ

Democratic poll shows CD2 voters believe global warming is real, favor taking action. New Mexico Independent

Climate change for children in Mexico City museum. Agence France-Presse

Coal mines, power plant give Navajos income, controversy. Arizona Republic

Official: Federal energy legislation could harm La. farmers. Thibodaux Daily Comet

Industry, environmental groups unite to save coast. Thibodaux Daily Comet

An energy game-changer? Louisiana shale could change fate of US energy supply. Houston Chronicle

T. Boone Pickens predicts success for plan. Oklahoma City Oklahoman

Obama to go to Copenhagen with pledge of emissions cuts. New York Times

Fewer Americans believe in global warming, poll shows and New doubts on warming, but most favor action. Washington Post

Global warming report finds time running out. ABC News

Sea levels rising faster than earlier forecasts, scientists say. Bloomberg

Price of global warming cuts may stop deal at UN meeting. USA Today

US to set emissions target before climate talks. New York Times

UN says greenhouse gases reach record high in 2008. Associated Press

Climate scientist at centre of leaked email row dismisses conspiracy claims. Guardian

Lawmakers probe climate emails. Wall Street Journal

In climate hack story, could talk of cover-up be as serious as crime? Science Magazine

Hacked climate emails: conspiracy or tempest in a teapot? Christian Science Monitor

Antarctic ice loss vaster, faster than thought: study. Agence France-Presse

Permafrost thaw threatens Russia oil and gas complex: study. Agence France-Presse

Hackers leak e-mails, stoke climate debate. Associated Press

Industrialized nations unveil plans to rein in emissions. New York Times

Companies call government incentives the key to green. New York Times

California approves new standards on energy-hungry TVs. Los Angeles Times

U.S. Chamber of Commerce split over Donohue’s climate policy. New York Times

Global temperatures could rise 6C by end of century, say scientists. Guardian

Tree growth spurt ‘is climate change smoking gun’. Telegraph

Seas grow less effective at absorbing emissions. New York Times

More important than Copenhagen? U.S.-China deal on energy and climate. Scientific American

Democrats aim for climate bill by early 2010. Reuters

Widespread scepticism on climate change undermines Copenhagen summit. London Times

Leaders will delay deal on climate change. New York Times

‘New’ economy rolls forward. Daily Climate

Clinton: No binding climate deal at Denmark talks. Associated Press

Antarctica’s ice loss helps offset global warming: study. Agence France-Presse

Farmers v greens: The biggest obstacle to a climate-change bill is rural America. Economist

Carbon storage? Not under my house! Associated Press

Gloomy energy report sets the state for climate talks. New York Times

Veterans join front lines of climate fight. Politico

Paging Don Quixote: Spain’s new wind-power record. Wall Street Journal

Cap, trade may benefit cities. Detroit News

What’s next for the climate bill? Wall Street Journal

The new dust bowl. Mother Jones

GOP’s Graham steps out on a limb on climate change. McClatchy Newspapers

Democrats move on emissions bill.Washington Post

No global climate change treaty likely for up to a year, negotiators admit. Guardian

New business group backs climate-change bill. San Francisco Chronicle

3 senators join forces to rescue climate bill. Associated Press

Economists concur on threat of warming. New York Times

Obama vows to redouble effort on climate change. Reuters

German leader urges US Congress on climate. Agence France-Presse

All GOP senators to boycott climate hearing. Politico

The Earth cools, and fight over warming heats up. Wall Street Journal

Religion gets behind fight against climate change. Agence France-Presse

Winners and losers under cap-and-trade: Exxon, Exelon, and Duke. Wall Street Journal

Enviro group spending soars in Senate climate push. Greenwire

Multiyear Arctic ice is effectively gone: Expert. Reuters

US Senate panel ponders role of gas in climate-change effort. Oil & Gas Journal