Texas-based reporters, activists, and academics told us what they’re watching—or hope to be watching —in 2022.
Tag: fossil fuels
Texas coastal residents are fighting against a new wave of oil and gas export plants: challenging permits, staging protests at home or joining forces with activists abroad.
Against the might of an economy organized around disposability and extraction, ceramics artist Veronica Castillo and Society of Native Nations team up to reacquaint local families with ancient and intimate relations to clay, body, and earth.
Look Beyond’s “San Antonio Entrepreneur Series” highlights businesses willing to give the petroleum industry an unqualified endorsement.
“Better and richer strategies [for addressing climate crisis] require a different way of thinking and knowing as well as active engagement to reclaim and conserve the spaces where these alternatives can grow and flourish.”
After Kelcy Warren’s Energy Transfer Partners Made Billions from the Deadly Texas Blackouts, He Gave $1 Million to Greg Abbott
The natural gas industry raked in billions during the winter grid failure and Governor Abbott let them off the hook. He was rewarded with a huge campaign contribution from the grid collapse’s biggest profiteer. Justin Miller The Texas electric grid collapse during the February winter storm killed hundreds of Texans […]
With the Line 3 and Dakota Access pipelines threatening Indigenous land, youth from the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes ran 2,000 miles to deliver a powerful message to the new administration.
The Texas Railroad Commission’s about-face on natural gas flaring can be partially linked to pressure from European companies concerned about Texas’ dirty gas. Amal Ahmed | Texas Observer In February, members of the Texas Railroad Commission finally got the message. The three commissioners of the regulatory body that oversees the […]