The 2021 findings displayed a damning picture of results scientists warned of 30 years ago.
The Permian Basin is ground zero for a billion-dollar surge of zombie oil wells.
Budget cuts and long term disinvestment in local environmental agencies have hobbled the states’ ability to oversee fracking.
Without advance warning about the true scale of power outages and the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning, local officials say they were caught off guard, leaving residents to fend for themselves.
Many of them won’t face any consequences for the excess emissions that they pumped into the air, endangering the lives of communities downwind.
Playing the blame game.
The fossil fuel industry is using the same playbook to fight city climate plans around the country.
The main theme to emerge from the Lege’s blackout hearings? Mea culpas for thee, but not for me.
Top ERCOT officials collected six-figure salaries while failing to prepare for extreme weather events that they were warned about.
Power plants without insulation failed, leading to sustained blackouts. But poor insulation in homes across the state made it even harder to stay warm.