Warm water in Gulf blamed for sanctuary’s bleached coral. Associated Press

Austin requires smart thermostats in all new homes. KUT

Exxon tries to quash NY subpoena of climate-change documents. Associated Press

EPA agrees its emissions estimates from flaring may be flawed. InsideClimate News

Solar power is about to hit Texas generators where it hurts most. Bloomberg

Katharine Hayhoe, a climate explainer who stays above the storm. New York Times

Texas officials see gloom and doom by cutting greenhouse gases. KUHF

Texas activists who lost one pipeline fight set sights on new battle. Guardian

LCRA rolls back water-contract policy with drought’s end. Austin American-Statesman

Conservation Law Foundation follows through on its threat to sue Exxon Mobil. Boston Globe

SEC Is latest to look into Exxon Mobil’s workings. New York Times

Lamar Smith invites legal scholars to tell him what he’s doing is fine. Ars Technica