The National Climate Assessment finds that Texas is getting hotter and drier, putting more stress on water resources, farmers and ecosystems. Meanwhile, the state’s environmental agency worries about the “environmental impact of the war on coal.”
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The NBC affiliate in Tyler, KETK, ran a preposterously misleading global warming rant… Plagiarized from a British newspaper.
Despite the occasional cold snap, average temperatures across Texas are going up.
After the warmest year on record for Texas and the third-warmest year, last year provided a brief respite from the heat. So has global warming stopped? Not at all.
Adele Houghton, a Houston green-building expert, discusses how Texas businesses and governments can prepare for climate change,
While Nielsen-Gammon is by all accounts a solid researcher and a prolific speaker, he rarely discusses climate change’s broader risks.
Today, the city of Wichita Falls officially announced unprecedented State 4 drought restrictions, banning almost all outdoor watering, ratcheting up surcharges for overconsumption and prohibiting golf courses from watering with city water, among other rules.
At a conference in Austin, panelists agreed that Central Texas must start planning for the effects of climate change before it’s too late.
The global scientific authority on climate change released its fifth global assessment this month, finding that human-induced warming of the planet is “unequivocal” and […]
The Observer sits down with State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon to take stock of the drought and discuss the challenges of communicating climate science.