Tag Archives: Climate Change

Texas Ranchers, Activists And Local Officials Are Bracing For Megadroughts Brought By Climate Change

By Meena Venkataramanan, Texas Tribune Arthur Uhl III has been ranching for 30 years and routinely has the same lament: “It doesn’t rain enough.” Uhl, who works on his family’s San Angelo-area ranches, needs the rain to grow the grass … Continue reading

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Study Considers Impacts Climate Change Might Have On Water Source In Big Bend National Park

By Carlos Morales Officials at Big Bend National Park are weighing the impacts climate change could have on the sole source of water for the Chisos Basin lodge and camping area — one of the most popular visitor destinations within … Continue reading

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Texas’ Biggest Oil And Gas Industry Group Accepts Role In Climate Change

By Mose Buchele, KUT The head of the Texas Oil and Gas Association said Tuesday his group agrees fossil fuels contribute to global warming and that the industry will find ways to reduce emissions.

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TX Decides: What Are Cruz And O’Rourke’s Stances On The Environment?

By Diana Nguyen We’re in day three of early voting, and Texas is seeing voter turnout headlines it’s not used to. For once, it seems the word “Shocking” isn’t followed by “-ly low.” Have any questions before you cast your … Continue reading

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Cruz Won’t Criticize Trump, But Offers His Own Plan To Bar Refugees

The Texas senator and GOP presidential candidate tells NPR’s Steve Inskeep his plan to curb immigration of Middle Eastern refugees — and why he may disagree with but won’t criticize Donald Trump.

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10 Things To Know About The U.N. Climate Talks In Paris

Here’s a bit about what you should know going into the 2015 U.N. Climate Change Conference beginning Nov. 30.

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State Climatologist to Ranchers: Careful With Your Water

State Climatologist Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon spoke to a room full of ranchers from across the southwest on Thursday, with this message: careful how you use that water. Ranchers were gathered in Alpine for an annual meeting of the Society for … Continue reading

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4 Ways Texas Could Win Big Under New Climate Change Rules

Earlier this year, the earth hit a frightening milestone: carbon dioxide in the atmosphere reached its highest level since humans have inhabited the earth. The last time there was this much carbon on the planet was nearly a million years ago. … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers in Texas from Greenhouse Gas Ruling

When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week on a lawsuit over how much latitude the federal government has to regulate facilities that emit greenhouse gases, victory was claimed both by environmentalists who want more regulation and by Texas state officials who … Continue reading

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Texas Clean Coal Plant May Be Environmental Game Changer

New EPA rules aimed at cutting carbon emissions are expected to be unveiled June 2nd. Coal generates nearly half of this country’s electricity and is the largest source of air pollution. The new rules are expected to spur the use of clean coal technology. At … Continue reading

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