Is the Texas State Climatologist Doing His Job?

While Nielsen-Gammon is by all accounts a solid researcher and a prolific speaker, he rarely discusses climate change’s broader risks.

Two Big Gains for Gay Rights in Houston

Same-sex partners of city employees who were married in other states will now receive spousal benefits, and staff at that Harris County Jail will take a more nuanced approach to LGBTQI inmates.

Launching an Online Home for Language Lovers

As a kid,  journalist/writer Michael Erard was interested in language, but says he could only find dense technical books on the topic. His new project, […]