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    Texas Cities Addressing Global Warming

    In May, 2008 an LBJ School of Public Affairs graduate student produced a  report for Public Citizen outlining steps Texas cities were taking to address global warming.  See the report: "Texas Cities Addressing Global Warming"

    TEXAS' GLOBAL WARMING SOLUTIONS

    A study by the Tellus Institute for the World Wildlife Fund in 2000 found that Texas leads the nation in job creation potential under global warming “solutions” scenarios. See the report: "Texas' Global Warming Solutions"

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    Problems with New ERCOT Report on EPA Clean Power Plan

    The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) released a report yesterday titled “ERCOT Analysis of the Impacts of the Clean Power Plan” regarding the costs, benefits, and concerns of Texas’ compliance with Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan, put forth by the EPA on June 2, 2014, would set […]


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    Tuesday, November 18, 2014 5:10:06 PM

    5 Deadly and Disruptive Heat Waves of 2013

     Australia experienced record-breaking temperatures and many other countries are experiencing uncharacteristically intense heat waves. Whether or not these events are related to climate change has been questioned in the past, but has recently come to light as something that is very probable. Recently, researchers and scientists come up with the phrase “extreme event attribution” which […]


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    Tuesday, October 14, 2014 9:30:55 AM

    What would a weather report for 2050 look like?

    The World Meteorological Organization, the United Nation’s weather agency, challenged international weather media to come up with a futuristic weather report for September 28, 2050 as part of their call for government and business leaders to agree to ambitious action on climate change at the U.N. Climate Summit on Sept. 23 in New York. The […]


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    Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:00:22 PM

    Historic Affordable Clean Energy Plan Adopted in Austin

    City sets ambitious solar goal, path to zero carbon pollution from Austin Energy by 2030 A diverse coalition of groups representing workers, people of faith, low-income residents, clean energy supporters and environmental advocates united in their of goal of expanding affordable clean energy and protections to public health cheered the Austin City Council for adopting […]


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    Friday, August 29, 2014 12:09:51 PM

    The IPCC Report Paints Grim Forecast of Future Unless We Act Now to Curb Climate Change

    “Human interference with the climate system is occurring, and climate change poses risks for human and natural systems.” IPCC WGII AR5 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released Part 2 of its Assessment Report showing that work to limit the effects of climate change must begin now.  Part  1 came out in September 2013 and showed […]


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    Wednesday, April 09, 2014 10:24:39 AM

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