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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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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. NOLA.com 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. Phys.org 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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Uncontrolled burning: The role of oil and gas in New Mexico’s historic wildfires. Capital & Main Biden administration offers an offshore drilling plan. Likely backers: very few. New York Times The Southwest is bone dry. Now, a key water source is at risk. POLITICO New Mexico’s landmark coal transition law faces an uncertain timeline. High Country News

More Climate News July 6, 2022

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Austin's new chief resiliency officer talks equipping communities in face of extreme weather, violence, injustice. Utility Dive Meet the climate scientist taking on Joe Rogan and QAnon. E&E News Why the Texas power grid is vulnerable to blackouts during winter storms and heat waves. Vox Will the Texas power grid survive the summer after record heat? Houston Chronicle How an organized Republican effort punishes companies for climate action. New York Times BP targets Houston for major carbon capture project. Houston Chronicle New Texas plan for federal Harvey aid again diverts money away from coast. Texas Tribune

More Climate News June 2, 2022

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Monarch butterfly numbers in Mexico rise by 35%. AP Why won’t the EPA fine New Mexico’s greenhouse gas leakers? Capitol & Main Bad news for the 2022 hurricane season: The Loop Current, a fueler of monster storms, is looking a lot like it did in 2005, the year of Katrina. The Conversation Priceless seeds, sprouts key to US West's post-fire future. AP

More Climate News June 2, 2022

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Climate inaction could cost the world $178 trillion. Fast Company G7 commits to decarbonizing electricity by 2035 but leaves wiggle room for fossil fuels. CNN Greenhouse gas pollution trapping almost 50 percent more heat than 30 years ago. The Hill Recycling plastic is a total bust, industry critics say. CBS News UN warns of ‘Total Societal Collapse’ due to breaching of planetary boundaries. Byline Times Climate worries galvanize a new pro-nuclear movement in the US. Washington Post Australia’s rightwing government weaponised climate change - now it has faced its reckoning. The Guardian Critical climate indicators broke records in 2021, says UN. The Guardian

More Climate News June 2, 2022

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Offshore wind farms: Are they America's next big energy boom? Houston Chronicle Oil giants sell dirty wells to buyers with looser climate goals, study finds. New York Times Texas power demand hits monthly record in heatwave. US News Midsummer heat baking southern states with highs feeling like July. Washington Post Houston-based HIF Global selected Bay City site for its first $6B e-fuels plant. Houston Chronicle Texas crypto miners expected to use enough electricity to power Houston. Bloomberg ‘We have a democracy problem’: how Texas voter suppression helps keep climate action off the table. The Guardian

More Climate News May 13, 2022

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The Southwest’s drought and fires are a window to our climate change future. ProPublica Massive New Mexico wildfire grows, but Taos safe for now. AP Louisiana's coastal communities could see $5.5B in damages in worst-case climate change scenario. NOLA.com

More Climate News May 13, 2022

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US fracking boom could tip world to edge of climate disaster. The Guardian 'Hurricane Gun:' Trump asked if china was launching storms at US. Rolling Stone Oil companies are not spending windfall profits on climate. Time Recycling plastic is a total bust, industry critics say. CBS Exxon doubles down on ‘advanced recycling’ claims that yield few results. The Guardian Swiping right on climate love: Dating apps and environmental advocacy. DW Massive wildfires helped fuel global forest losses in 2021. Washington Post Supreme Court leak strikes fear among environmental lawyers. Washington Post

More Climate News May 13, 2022

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Texas wildfires fueled, in part, by climate change. WFAA ‘Like a bomb went off’: Residents pick up the pieces after wildfire consumes Texas town. Dallas Morning News Texas warns firms they could lose contracts for fossil fuel divestments. Texas Tribune In Texas, an environmental battle over solar in a tall-grass prairie. Washington Post Exxon plans hydrogen and carbon-capture/storage plant near Houston. Reuters Texas led US in clean energy installations in 2021, report finds. Houston Chronicle Botanist finds signs border wall and road crews are threatening rare plant now under endangered species review. KRGV

More Climate News March 29, 2022

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Methane survey from small plane finds more pollution, waste. AP With Biden in Europe promising to expedite US LNG Exports, environmentalists on the Gulf Coast say, not so fast. Inside Climate News Oklahoma wants to be the home of electric-, hydrogen-fueled vehicles. McAlester News-Capital NM enters multistate hydrogen hub initiative. Albuquerque Journal Gov. Edwards' climate task force unanimously approves state greenhouse gas reduction plan. NOLA.com

More Climate News March 29, 2022

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