Environment

 

Austin’s on the Wrong Side of the 100th Meridian

by | Wed, May 16, 2018 at 9:00 CST
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.
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The Texas Legislature’s Chainsaw Massacre

In the name of “liberty,” Senate Republicans are hacking down local rules protecting trees — except when they’re making exceptions for themselves.

At least 90 cities and counties in Texas have ordinances protecting trees. San Antonio has an ordinance. Weatherford has an ordinance. Austin has an ordinance. ...Read More

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Dancing with Denial

Rick Perry has danced his way back into the climate denial camp. At his Senate confirmation hearing earlier this year, the secretary of energy admitted that the...Read More

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