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September 11, 2020

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Is 'clean energy' a winning issue for GOP candidates? Austin American-Statesman Investment giants urge Texas to end most natural gas flaring. Bloomberg A new study finds a link between flaring and an increase in premature births. Texas Observer Occidental financing major CO2 removal plant in Texas. Reuters Chinese-backed wind project sparks Texas border brawl. E&E News A Texas town takes on fracking as a racial justice issue. Bloomberg Water, Texas. Circle of Blue

September 11, 2020

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Oklahoma governor asked EPA to strip tribes of environmental authority. TYT.com Louisiana's population is moving to escape climate catastrophe. Quartz New Mexico must combat climate crisis, Luján says. Santa Fe New Mexican Louisiana governor's goal: net zero greenhouse gases by 2050. AP Hurricane Laura was powerful, but Louisiana was prepared. New York Times

September 11, 2020

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Wildfires and weather extremes: It's not coincidence, it's climate change. CBS Think 2020's disasters are wild? Experts see worse in future. AP Greenhouse gases hit new record despite lockdowns, UN says. Reuters How SUVs conquered the world – at the expense of its climate. The Guardian Federal report warns of financial havoc from climate change. New York Times Trump, calling himself 'the No. 1 environmental president,' green washes his record. New York Times Biden presidency could decarbonize US power sector by 2035, Trump win would delay past 2050: Woodmac. Utility Dive It's a bizarre time for Trump to open Alaska's Arctic refuge up to oil drilling. CNN

August 18, 2020

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Texas solar hits a turning point. Texas Observer Railroad Commission candidate at center of lawsuit over troubled oil and gas waste disposal site. Houston Chronicle Texas approves 12 GW of solar projects in seven months, yet 9 GW of battery projects languish. PV Magazine NRG mothballs carbon capture project at coal plant. Houston Chronicle Railroad Commission moves toward adopting industry recommendations to reduce flaring. Houston Chronicle City staff working on Houston's climate plan are being paid by BP. Vice Car-centric Houston takes first steps toward becoming more 'walkable' with new development rules. Houston Chronicle Oil donors flock to Trump as Biden hardens climate stance. Houston Chronicle

August 18, 2020

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Mexico's renewables fiasco keeps getting worse. Greentech Media Louisiana's oil industry hoping for federal help until global fuel demand rebounds. Washington Examiner Trump's border wall 'biggest threat' to Southwest wildlife, government emails reveal. Gizmodo 'New Mexico is leading the nation': Renewables set to replace coal-fired San Juan Generating Station. NM Political Report

August 18, 2020

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Trump administration finalizes plan to open oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic Refuge. New York Times Major oil companies oppose EPA methane rollback. The Hill Europe's big oil companies are turning electric. New York Times Last decade was Earth's hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates. The Guardian Report: Existing solutions could prevent catastrophic climate change. Yale Climate Connections Hurricane, fire, Covid-19: Disasters expose the hard reality of climate change. New York Times Covid-19 lockdown will have 'negligible' impact on climate crisis – study. The Guardian How Joe Biden got greener. Washington Post

July 31, 2020

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Trump downplays West Texas energy worries, attacks Democrats. AP Pandemic overshadows Texas trip where Trump fundraised and touted American oil. CNN A climate plan in Texas focuses on minorities. Not everyone likes it. New York Times CPS Energy moves forward with sweeping clean energy plan. San Antonio Express-News BP donates $2M and manpower toward Houston's climate plan. Houston Chronicle Texas relaxed environmental enforcement during the pandemic. Texas Observer Endangered sea turtle imperiled as Park Service cuts back. Los Angeles Times Texas moves ahead on discharging oil wastewater, even as EPA balks. Houston Chronicle

July 31, 2020

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Destroying a way of life to save Louisiana. New York Times Loopholes in methane emission rules concern environmentalists. Santa Fe New Mexican The deadly plague that could devastate the US rabbit population. The Guardian In parched Southwest, warm spring renews threat of 'megadrought.' New York Times

July 31, 2020

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Dozens of facilities skipping out on EPA pollution monitoring have prior offenses. The Hill The oil lobby is already finding fault with Biden's new climate plan. Washington Post Oil and gas groups see 'some common ground' in Biden energy plan. New York Times EPA Inspector General to investigate Trump’s biggest climate rollback. New York Times Air pollution 'greatest risk' to global life expectancy. France 24 How the global climate fight could be lost if Trump is re-elected. The Guardian EU approves biggest green stimulus in history with $572 billion plan. Bloomberg Global warming likely to be more severe than earlier climate sensitivity estimates. Washington Post

May 31, 2020

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San Antonio among top solar capacity cities in U.S. Rivard Report El Paso Electric sees record low solar prices as it secures New Mexico project approvals. Utility Dive Dust bowl conditions of 1930s U.S. now more than twice as likely to reoccur. The Guardian Pollution returns to Houston as coronavirus restrictions loosen. Houston Chronicle With storage space evaporating, the oil and gas industry will get to put its products back underground. Texas Observer City of Houston surprises: 100% renewable electricity - $65 million in savings in 7 years. CleanTechnica

May 30, 2020

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Trump's fossil fuel agenda gets pushback from federal judges. AP American cities are built for cars. The coronavirus could change that. New Republic Renewable energy toppled coal in 2019. That hasn't happened since before 1885. CNN What a week’s disasters tell us about climate and the pandemic. New York Times How the coronavirus pandemic slashed carbon emissions - in five graphs. Nature EPA opts against limits on water contaminant tied to fetal damage. New York Times

May 30, 2020

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'We're screwed': The only question is how quickly Louisiana wetlands will vanish, study says. NOLA.com Is Mexico's wind sector repeating fossil fuels' mistakes? DW Oil, tourism, seafood - all hit in Louisiana virus fight. AP Study links Cancer Alley air pollution to Covid-19 death rates. Gizmodo Saving Chaco: As coronavirus consumes New Mexico, drilling threatens sacred land. Grist

May 7, 2020

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Texas Railroad Commission rejects statewide oil production cuts. Houston Chronicle Exxon reports historic loss, closes 75% of Permian rigs. E&E News Houston's 'horrifying' double crisis: Oil crash and virus shutdown. New York Times Fracking wells in the US are leaking loads of planet-warming methane. New Scientist Without fanfare, Houston unveils Climate Action Plan, shooting for carbon neutrality by 2050. Houston Chronicle How Rick Perry bucked Congress's clean energy mandate. Houston Chronicle Critics urge feds to pull plug on Texas bullet train, citing uncertainties caused by pandemic. Houston Chronicle

May 7, 2020

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Coronavirus could drive 'mass abandonment' of oil wells. E&E News Coronavirus is creating a food security crisis in Indian Country. Civil Eats Coronavirus in New Mexico: How one of the poorest states averted a steep death toll. New York Times Southwest megadrought emerges due to global warming. Washington Post

May 7, 2020

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Amid pandemic, US renewable power sources have topped coal for 40 days. Reuters How climate change could impact the future of infectious diseases. Business Insider Americans are told to wash hands to fight coronavirus. But some don’t trust the tap. Washington Post Conservation in crisis: ecotourism collapse threatens communities and wildlife. The Guardian Coronavirus in Brazil is fueling another crisis: Destruction of the Amazon rainforest. CBS News Emissions declines will set records this year. But it’s not good news. New York Times Climate science deniers at forefront of downplaying coronavirus pandemic. The Guardian

March 27, 2020

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Tens of thousands of Texans losing jobs as coronavirus and an oil war slam shale fields. Bloomberg Texas' warm, humid weather could help slow spread of coronavirus, new research says. Dallas Morning News Federal judge sides with Kinder Morgan in Hill Country pipeline fight. Houston Chronicle Bluebonnets arrive early in Texas — and you can thank climate change for the 'bit of sunshine'. Houston Chronicle Six pipeline companies cut $1.9 billion from their 2020 budgets. Houston Chronicle Lightsource BP closes big Texas solar deal despite coronavirus chill. Greentech Media Crossing state lines? Oil firms flare Texas gas as investors vent on climate. Reuters

March 26, 2020

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Coronavirus doesn’t slow trump’s regulatory rollbacks. New York Times Great Barrier Reef’s latest bleaching confirmed by marine park authority. The Guardian Oil rally falters with demand dread precipitating huge glut. Bloomberg We took the Great American Road Trip—and we did it carbon-free. National Geographic US climate activists to livestream Earth Day due to virus. AP Iconic plant's end spells doom for struggling coal industry. AP Denman Glacier is retreating into Antarctica’s deepest valley. Nearly 5 feet of sea level rise are at stake. Washington Post

March 26, 2020

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Mississippi River cities brace for 'fight on two fronts': coronavirus and spring flooding. NOLA.com Rules to reduce New Mexico methane emissions being drafted. AP A mini-Mississippi River may help save Louisiana’s vanishing coast. New York Times

March 19, 2020

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Louisiana plant asks regulators to allow higher emissions. AP Hazardous waste found under housing site in New Mexico. AP Offshore oil and gas accidents, deaths spike amid regulatory rollbacks. NOLA.com The toxic reach of Deepwater Horizon's oil spill was much larger - and deadlier - than previous estimates, a new study says. Washington Post

March 19, 2020

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Why don't we treat climate change like an infectious disease? Grist Coronavirus: 'A test of governments.' Oil industry faces worst glut ever. E&E News Climate activism in the time of coronavirus. Axios Greenland lost a near-record 600 billion tons of ice last summer, raising sea levels Washington Post Climate change: Germany cuts carbon emissions by 6.3% in 2019. DW In denial: The spin machine upending the climate consensus. DW Study: global banks 'failing miserably' on climate crisis by funneling trillions into fossil fuels. The Guardian

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