City switch to green energy to cost $6 million over 10 years. KUT

Proposed Canada-to-Texas pipeline draws praise, ire at hearing. Austin American-Statesman

NRG’s Texas coal plants able to meet new air rule. Reuters

Feds give $450 million to Texas clean energy plant. Associated Press

Report: Barnett Shale added $65.4 billion to regional economy in a decade. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

One Republican candidate’s hellfire. Salon

Public housing development goes green to the max. KRIV

Perry’s climate views take heat. San Antonio Express-News

Wind turbine produces energy for East Austin. KUT

Oil refineries seek huge tax refunds and Parents in Texas protest refinery tax refund. Associated Press

Texas slow to prepare for future water needs. Associated Press

Barton: Solyndra shouldn’t end solar loan guarantees. Energy Now

Texas sues EPA over cross-state pollution rules. Houston Chronicle

Texas water supplier approves emergency drought plan. Texas Tribune

Senator: Drought, water should finally wake up Texans. Houston Chronicle

Austin College student’s invention could lower carbon dioxide emissions. KXII

Texas schools feeling effects of drought, fires. Texas Tribune

Trees and power lines caused major Texas fire. Reuters

Wildfires cost Texas agriculture nearly $200 million. Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Drought, heat, fires … repeat. Austin Chronicle

State leaders announce more money for firefighting. Austin American-Statesman

Texas power plants’ deadline corrected. San Antonio Express-News

Green groups add muscle in Texas, gird for uphill battles. Greenwire

In Texas, drought feels like another Dust Bowl. USA Today

Luminant sues EPA, says it will shut two coal units, cut 500 jobs. Houston Chronicle

Texas was warned about risk of building in backcountry. Austin American-Statesman

Rick Perry’s air war. National Journal

City hoping to jump-start electric car usage. Houston Chronicle

Bastrop wildfires destroy 1,000-plus homes. Associated Press

Conditions, growth feed wildfire risk. Austin American-Statesman

Exclusive: Perry sought to sideline nuclear waste site critic. Reuters

Why Texas’ drought may have global effects. Time

Assessing climate change in a drought-stricken state. Texas Tribune

Worst drought in Texas history ravages crops, livestock. PBS NewsHour

Experts predict drought could be around for years to come. Gonzales Inquirer: Home

Cost of wind power lines blows past earlier estimate. Houston Chronicle