Climate change and the Texas Mid-Coast: The closest examination yet

A new assessment pinpoints threats to a haven for water lovers and wildlife. The National Wildlife Federation report also identifies proactive measures that state and local leadership can pursue to prepare.

Introducing TCN Digest – themed, explanatory news summaries

In this first installment of Digest: Heat, rain, drought, megadrought and blackouts. In each edition of this new feature we’ll present selective overviews of recent developments with a common theme or close connections.

Research shows importance of protecting ocean sediment from trawling

Texas shrimpers and many others around the world use the fishing method. One study’s lowest projection showed trawling can release as much carbon into the water as Canada, the 11th biggest climate polluter, emits to the air.

Can a solar farm on an old landfill site improve life for a Houston community?

The project in the largely Black Sunnyside neighborhood features intersecting efforts to advance clean energy sources and address residual impacts of long-ago policies linked to environmental racism.

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