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Another state refuses to cooperate with EPA on environmental justice. Center for Public Integrity Texas still issues thousands of permits for natural gas flaring. Texas Observer Dallas Fed report says Texas economy slows as summers get hotter. Texas Tribune New ERCOT battery rule could limit energy storage use in grid emergencies, operators say. Utility Dive Advocates urge Texas education board to OK climate change curriculum. Houston Chronicle Controversial climate protests aim to ‘shake humanity awake’. Houston Chronicle Carbon capture project back at Texas coal plant after 3-year shutdown. Reuters

More Climate News October 31, 2023

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New fines aim to ease Louisiana's 'orphan' oil wells problem. NOLA.com ‘Carbon mega bomb’: climate experts urge Biden to block gas export hub. The Guardian House Speaker Mike Johnson doubts climate science. New York Times Hurricane Otis kills at least 27, hammers Acapulco as damage seen in billions. Reuters

More Climate News October 31, 2023

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In early 2029, Earth will likely lock into breaching key warming threshold, scientists calculate. Associated Press To a growing number of scientists, climate change is an ‘emergency’. Washington Post Global discord threatens COP28 climate talks, EU commissioner says. Reuters Dramatic plan to expand flood areas could force millions to buy insurance. E&E News Melting of West Antarctic ice shelves may be inevitable. New York Times Oil companies capture a lot of their CO2. They use it to drill more oil. Washington Post

More Climate News October 31, 2023

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Exxon’s new ‘advanced recycling’ plant raises environmental concerns. The Guardian Houston urges residents to conserve water ahead of population boom. Houston Chronicle Bills aimed at adding more natural gas power to Texas grid clear Senate. Texas Tribune Big oil firms touted algae as climate solution. Now all have pulled funding. The Guardian Diesel buses harm the environment. These El Paso school districts are going electric. Yale Climate Connections Texas Senate moves to set aside billions for future water needs. Texas Tribune Report: Texas fracking is exacerbating the PFAS crisis. Grist

More Climate News April 11, 2023

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Sea level rise along southern US happening faster than previously thought. Washington Post The very warm Gulf of Mexico could worsen the spring tornado season. Washington Post Residents sue St. James Parish to halt chemical plants. NOLA.com

More Climate News April 11, 2023

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Record-breaking sea temperatures set to bring supercharged storms. New Scientist Methane big part of 'alarming' rise in planet-warming gases. AP EPA Is said to propose rules meant to drive up electric car sales tenfold. New York Times Lost decade: How Shell downplayed early warnings over climate change. DeSmog Is Tornado Alley shifting due to climate change? Scientists explain how warming climate affects tornado activity. ABC News Climate crisis causing more home runs in baseball, study suggests. The Guardian The rise of 'doomers': The people who think climate change can't be stopped. Washington Post

More Climate News April 11, 2023

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See where Americans are at risk for hurricane winds, by zip code. Washington Post As oil companies stay lean, workers move to renewable energy. New York Times Elon Musk says Tesla is coming back to California. KTLA Biden urged not to approve oil terminals that could create ‘carbon bombs.’ The Guardian How climate change is making tampons (and lots of other stuff) more expensive. New York Times Two years later, the 2021 blackout continues to haunt Texans. NPR Exxon gives up on much-hyped algae biofuels. Gizmodo Houston may rely on carbon capture, but is it cover for Big Oil? Houston Chronicle

More Climate News February 28, 2023

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Legislators told of dire Upper Colorado River conditions. NM Political Report Feds slash Gulf's first offshore wind farm areas. NOLA.com On the frontlines in a ‘Cancer Alley,’ Black women inspired by faith are powering the environmental justice movement. Inside Climate News

More Climate News February 28, 2023

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Electric vehicle drivers get candid about charging: 'Logistical nightmare.' ABC Railroads fought to crush rules that Biden aims to revive after Ohio derailment. Yahoo Could churches be prime locations for EV charging stations? One company thinks so. Religion News It would take less than 3% of Big Oil's profits to clean up methane emissions. Grist Jimmy Carter's environmental record, at a glance. Washington Post EPA restores Obama-era mercury rules for power plants, eyes more regulations in coming months. CNN UN says rising sea levels pose risk of mass migration. Washington Post Canada's carbon emissions rose in 2021 but were still below pre-pandemic highs: Report. CBC

More Climate News February 28, 2023

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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. NOLA.com 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. NOLA.com 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. NOLA.com 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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