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How Will Paris Climate Talks Affect Industry and the Environment in Houston?

The world has been watching Paris in recent days as the city hosts the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, known as COP21. But, since we’re a show that focuses on Houston, we wondered how might climate change decisions made at the summit affect industry here? We talk with several guests on this subject: First an eye-witness to the […]

The world has been watching Paris in recent days as the city hosts the United Nations Conference on Climate Change, known as COP21. But, since we’re a show that focuses on Houston, we wondered how might climate change decisions made at the summit affect industry here?

We talk with several guests on this subject: First an eye-witness to the Paris summit, Rives Taylor, a principal architect with the Houston office of the architecture firm Gensler. Then we hear from our own energy and environment reporter Dave Fehling along with Kathleen Hartnett White, director of the Armstrong Center for Energy and Environment at the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

MORE: 10 Things To Know About The U.N. Climate Talks In Paris (NPR, Dec. 1, 2015)

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