COVID-19, mass unemployment, as well as a rise of cleaner energy sources all contributed to lower greenhouse gas emissions responsible for overheating the planet and amplifying violent weather around the world. But clearly pandemic is not a climate strategy.
As the world moves toward its 26th UN Climate Change Conference, and deadlines for ending climate pollution grow nearer, a focus on historical debt is growing. Simon Evans | Carbon Brief Historical responsibility for climate change is at the heart of debates over climate justice. History matters because the cumulative […]
outstanding debt of residential customers in its payment plan. CPS isn’t following along.
Earth could exceed 1.5°C of global warming – the “safe” limit for temperature rise outlined in the Paris Agreement, according to a landmark report by the world’s most senior climate scientists.
‘Where the money goes shows us where their priorities are,’ said one reform-minded resident. ‘[City Public Service] is a public utility that has yet to live up to the name.’ Greg Harman Since the totally preventable and deadly disaster that was this February’s freezing blackout, it’s been widely reported that […]
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 […]
They used their car to stay warm when a winter storm brought down the Texas power grid. In a state that doesn’t require carbon monoxide alarms in homes, they had no warning they were poisoning themselves. Perla Trevizo, Ren Larson, Lexi Churchill, ProPublica and The Texas Tribune; Mike Hixenbaugh and […]
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 […]