Residents of Corpus Christi, home to six refineries and the busiest oil export port in the United States, suffer from a utility burden that is more than twice the national average. Deceleration’s mapping project shows how utility burden, asthma, and of health insurance is linked for many across the four-county Corpus area.
The Public Utility Commission of Texas rejected calls for a less wasteful energy system. This campaign could change the PUC itself.
Energy costs more when you have less. It’s a fact long accepted in the same punishing way that people accept forced disconnections from power naturally flows from an inability to keep up with the bills.
A review of the legacy of outgoing CPS CEO Paula Gold-Williams reveals how she deftly managed climate action expectations through delay and misdirection. But with critical global deadlines looming, her replacement must make an equitable transition to clean energy their top priority.