Tag Archives: Drought
The invisible line that divides the arid western part of the country from the wetter eastern half is on the move, and that has important implications for the Texas capital.
Meet Robert Lee. Not the Confederate general, the town. Robert Lee, Texas is a ranching community of 1,025 that lost its only source of water to the second-wors...Read More
Commissioners decided not to appoint a watermaster on the San Saba, a tributary of the Colorado that ran dry every summer from 2011 to 2015.
In the latest volley in a decade-long fight over water rights on the San Saba River in Central Texas, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has d...Read More
The recent flooding in and around Houston is linked to climate change, which scientists say is leading to heavy rains and also more extreme droughts....Read More
Climate change has come to Bastrop, whether or not Texas politicians are willing to admit it.
Experts say wildfires in Bastrop County are happening with greater frequency and intensity — a troubling trend for an area that’s grown more than 30 percent...Read More
Texas is uniquely vulnerable to a changing climate but also poised to take advantage of a carbon-free economy that includes wind and solar power....Read More
A new study finds that the oil and gas industry has made very little progress on recycling water from fracking in North Texas' Barnett Shale....Read More