TCN Journal | The blog of Texas Climate News | April 2012

By various recent measures and indications, Texas still ranks as a leader in generating and buying wind power. But troubles may lie ahead, including the loss of an important federal tax incentive.

Texas is a legendary producer and consumer of energy, but recent developments continue to illustrate how Texans – more fitfully than some advocates would prefer – are also embracing energy saving through efficiency measures.

After slumping, public agreement that global warming is happening is on the upswing, two recent polls found. A third study concluded economic woes were likely the main reason for increased climate-change skepticism in recent years.