Even with more money, water problems likely to persist in Texas. Austin American-Statesman

After Texas lawmakers go home, what’s next for water? Texas Tribune

Higher emissions linked to coal-fired power plants in Texas and other states. Houston Chronicle

UT climate expert chased butterflies to prominence, awards. Austin American-Statesman

Despite growth, Texas lags far behind on solar energy. Dallas Morning News

Last day for House to consider key water measure. KUT

Dallas suburb solar panel fight exposes problems. Associated Press

As towns say no, signs of rising resistance to smart meters. Texas Tribune

Texas lawmakers reach budget deal. Associated Press

Deadly Texas outbreak may mark end of tornado drought. Climate Central

Budget deal would fund water projects. Austin American-Statesman

Smaller water bills flow through the House, but big funding misses out. KUT

San Antonio seeks to amp up use of tiny electric cars. San Antonio Express-News

Solar bill stalls in Texas Senate after power industry opposition. Dallas Morning News

Texas Tech’s Katharine Hayhoe: Preaching climate to the unconverted. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Water, MUD and beer: recipe for an explosive Hill Country development fight. Texas Observer