More than a decade ago, the U.S. made a big bet on natural gas as a path to reduced emissions and energy independence. But has that bet gone bad for communities—and the climate?
As oil prices plummet, the petroleum industry’s benefits and drawbacks for small towns are on full display.
Joe Barton Resurfaces with a Blueprint for How to Bail Out the Oil Industry and Worsen Climate Change
As the former Texas congressman prepares to get into the lobbying game, the climate-change denier reflects on how he worked with industry to unleash a runaway drilling boom in the Permian Basin.
Where the Texas Gulf Coast meets Mexico, a trio of fossil fuel companies is planning an industrial complex the likes of which Texas’ Rio Grande Valley has never seen.
In Superpower, author Russell Gold tells the story of a Houston businessman’s ambitious plan to transform the electric grid.
The Texas Public Policy Foundation’s latest PR blitz is the kind of thing you’d expect to see from a seedy advocacy group, not a would-be policy braintrust.
The Obama-era regulation is meant to curb leaks of methane, which is about 30 times more potent than carbon dioxide.
In the heart of the West Texas oil patch, a new fracking frenzy is putting a strain on groundwater.
Lowlights include failing to track chemical spills during floods and rejecting the link between earthquakes and fracking.