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Texas just had its biggest earthquake in decades, and fracking is a prime suspect. Gizmodo State review finds Texas regulators 'woefully under-resourced' to ensure grid reliability. KUT Rising subsidies for electric heating pose threat to natural gas. Houston Chronicle Texas AG Ken Paxton is linchpin of right-wing judicial strategy. The Intercept Corpus Christi sold its water to Exxon, gambling on desalination. So far, it’s losing the bet. Inside Climate News Net Power announced plans Monday for a zero emissions gas power plant in the Permian Basin. Houston Chronicle

More Climate News November 14, 2022

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UN climate deal: Calamity cash, but no new emissions cuts. AP How vulnerable countries finally got a fund for climate damage. E&E News COP27 deal does little to avert future climate change disasters. Washington Post COP27: Key outcomes agreed at the UN climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh. Carbon Brief Cop27 backfires for Egypt as signs of repression mar attempt to bolster image. The Guardian Extreme heat will change us. New York Times Earth at 8 billion: Consumption not crowd is key to climate. AP

More Climate News November 12, 2022

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Growing storms push shrinking Louisiana insurers into failure. E&E News Black communities in Louisiana more exposed to pollution. New Mexico farmers face a choice: Pray for rain or get paid not to plant. Civil Eats

More Climate News November 12, 2022

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Report: Fossil fuel addiction killing millions and worsening climate crisis. Axios Rishi Sunak's climate action record: What to know. Time Ahead of the midterms, energy lobbyists plan for a Republican House. New York Times Some risks too big: Insurers withdraw from fossil projects. AP Study: Cancer-causing gas leaking from CA stoves, pipes. AP Saudis sought oil production cut so deep it surprised even Russia. The Intercept Wildfires in US west fueling extreme weather in other states, study finds. The Guardian Global wildlife populations have declined by 69% since 1970, WWF report finds. CNN

More Climate News October 25, 2022

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Post-Trump, wildlife passages along the border wall keep narrowing. High Country News The cost to capture carbon? More water and electricity. The Guardian EPA: Racial disparity in Louisiana's 'Cancer Alley'. AP 'Strongest climate bill ever' may increase oil and gas production in New Mexico. Capital & Main

More Climate News October 25, 2022

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Study: Solar and wind energy saved Texas customers more than $7 billion in 2022 so far. Dallas Morning News Democrat Luke Warford tries to break GOP hold on Texas Railroad Commission. Texas Tribune Sen. Warren leads probe of Bitcoin impact on Texas power grid, ERCOT use of demand response ‘subsidies’. Utility Dive FERC grants extension to large Texas LNG project. Politico Hype builds around clean hydrogen energy, but is it for real? Houston Chronicle Texas would profit from Biden’s climate bill — but politicians prefer ‘cheap, plentiful’ fossil fuels. Capital & Main E.V. bonanza flows to red states that denounce Biden climate policies. New York Times

More Climate News October 25, 2022

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Why Tampa Bay faces high storm surge flood risk as Hurricane Ian nears. Washington Post About 746,000 still without power in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona. Reuters Despite climate change threats, many US coastal counties keep growing. USA Today Huge expansion of oil pipelines endangering climate, says report. The Guardian Transmission development key to Inflation Reduction Act’s climate potential: report. Utility Dive ‘I’d rather eat an actual burger’: Why plant-based meat’s sizzle fizzled in the US. The Guardian Wildfire smoke is erasing progress on clean air. New York Times Companies are buying large numbers of carbon offsets that don’t cut emissions. Wall Street Journal

More Climate News September 27, 2022

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Civil rights law targets 'cancer alley' discrimination. AP How New Mexico’s largest wildfire set off a drinking water crisis. New York Times Where the new climate law means more drilling, not less. New York Times LNG exporter downplays emissions to justify expansion. DeSmog

More Climate News September 27, 2022

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Gulf of Mexico’s largest coral sanctuary faces an extreme threat that’s mystifying scientists. Oil export terminal plan exposes energy rift in Texas. E&E News Exxon’s long-shot embrace of carbon capture in the Houston area just got massive support from Congress. Inside Climate News Nonprofits pay Texas farmers to not water crops during drought. Texas Tribune Gulf Coast residents fear they live in 'sacrifice zone' for booming natural gas industry. Houston Chronicle Dan Patrick demanded Texas divest from BlackRock. He kept his shares. Texas Monthly Texas regulators turn away from proposed microplastics pollution ban. Courthouse News Service Many prisons in Texas lack universal air conditioning. Advocates want that to change. Yale Climate Connections

More Climate News September 27, 2022

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The last days of Isle de Jean Charles: A Louisiana tribe’s struggle to escape the rising sea. Monsoon storms bring flooding, surges in rivers. NM Political Report Record-setting wildfire in New Mexico declared contained. AP Methane emissions from US shallow offshore platforms exceed those on land, study finds. Reuters

More Climate News August 30, 2022

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Greenland ice sheet set to trigger nearly a foot in sea level rise. Washington Post Pakistan flooding deaths pass 1,000 in 'climate catastrophe'. AP California EV mandate finds a receptive auto industry. New York Times Drought in the West threatens future of Glen Canyon dam and Lake Powell. Deseret News ‘It’s a deal with the devil’: outrage in Appalachia over Manchin’s ‘vile’ pipeline plan. The Guardian Heatwave in China is the most severe ever recorded in the world. New Scientist Up to 1 in 6 US tree species threatened with extinction, study finds. Washington Post Democrats designed the climate law to be a game changer. Here’s how. New York Times

More Climate News August 30, 2022

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How fracking billionaires, Ben Shapiro, and PragerU built a climate crisis–denial empire. Vice Houston keeps paving over rain-absorbent Katy prairie. Houston Chronicle Democrats' climate bill compromises raise environmental justice fears. Washington Post Wettest 24 hours in nearly a century for Dallas-Fort Worth. Yale Climate Connections In Central Texas, wind power blows away political stereotypes. Houston Chronicle Climate change may have doubled the number of Houston homes flooded by Hurricane Harvey . Yale E360 Post Harvey, 1 in 8 Houston homes permitted are in floodplains. Houston Chronicle How Houston has changed five years after Hurricane Harvey. Houston Public Media

More Climate News August 30, 2022

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Inflation Reduction Act would push Louisiana to forefront of clean energy sector. Louisiana Illuminator Mexico sees its energy future in fossil fuels, not renewables. New York Times As climate change threatens coastal Louisiana communities, fishermen race to protect a culture. Northern Mexico has a historic water shortage. These maps explain why. Washington Post

More Climate News August 18, 2022

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Biden signs massive climate and health care legislation. AP A detailed picture of what’s in the Democrats’ climate and health bill. New York Times Can Biden’s climate bill undo the fossil fuel industry’s decades of harm? The Guardian Inflation Reduction Act invests in a key part of fighting climate change: Nature Washington Post What will the climate bill do for environmental justice? Canary Media Oil majors' climate visions 'inconsistent' with Paris targets. The Arctic is warming much faster, as climate change's impact grows. Washington Post

More Climate News August 18, 2022

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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

More Climate News August 18, 2022

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Rio Grande runs dry in Albuquerque for the first time in 40 years. Washington Post Yes, climate change is a factor in Oklahoma's current heat wave. Public Radio Tulsa Drought leaves Mexico's second biggest city without water. Los Angeles Times A grassroots coalition turns to solar and batteries to help New Orleans cope with disasters. Canary Media

More Climate News July 27, 2022

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‘Holy s--t’: Surprise Senate deal sets stage for record climate change package. Politico California’s worst drought on record spells trouble for classic green lawns. Wall Street Journal Climate change is making extreme heat around the world more common. NPR What would a climate emergency mean? Here are 4 key points. New York Times Beloved monarch butterflies now listed as endangered. AP Revealed: oil sector’s ‘staggering’ $3bn-a-day profits for last 50 years. The Guardian US Postal Service to boost purchases of electric vehicles. AP Air pollution surges as heatwave sweeps across Europe. Reuters Delay as the new denial: The latest Republican tactic to block climate action. New York Times

More Climate News July 27, 2022

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Is this typical Texas heat or the coldest summer of the rest of our lives? Texas Monthly The rising cost of energy and limited access to housing with A/C is creating a dangerous summer for low-income Texans. CNN High gas prices have fuel makers raking in cash. Wall Street Journal As Texas gets hotter, grid operator leaning harder into wind and solar energy to keep up with demand. San Antonio Express-News US solar company GAF Energy to open Texas manufacturing plant. Reuters Texas congresswoman’s bill would require breaks for laborers. Houston Chronicle Texas heat leads to worst summer smog pollution in a decade. Texas Tribune

More Climate News July 27, 2022

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The climate crisis is making the US-Mexico border even more perilous for migrants. Independent Can the chemical sector break its hard to decarbonize reputation? Houston Chronicle Hines' ambitious net zero carbon goals could impact 27 million square feet of real estate in Houston. Houston Chronicle San Antonio had 17 days of triple-digit heat in June. The norm is two. Washington Post An oil well off Padre Island leaked for months before it was plugged. Texas Monthly US Rep. Doggett, Texas State University leaders unveil new climate change project. KVUE

More Climate News July 6, 2022

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Despite Supreme Court’s EPA decision, US is turning away from coal. Washington Post How Charles Koch purchased the EPA Supreme Court decision. The Intercept Why Biden's climate push might not be doomed. POLITICO The Supreme Court’s EPA ruling is going to be very, very expensive. The Atlantic Space tourism poses a significant ‘risk to the climate.’ Inside Climate News Climate anxiety is widespread among youth—can they overcome it? National Geographic Gas piped into homes contains benzene and other risky chemicals, study finds. New York Times

More Climate News July 6, 2022

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