States will decide how much Democrats’ historic climate deal actually cuts emissions. HuffPost

An ‘extreme heat belt’ will impact over 100 million Americans in the next 30 years, study finds. CNN

New ERCOT CEO Pablo Vegas must address soaring energy costs, market observers say. Utility Dive

Methane emissions from US shallow offshore platforms exceed those on land, study finds. Reuters

Texas grid’s future could be up to oil and gas execs, others in little-known group Dallas Morning News

A weatherman takes on climate change. Texas Public Radio

Hidden menace: Massive methane leaks speed up climate change. AP