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How the Russian invasion of Ukraine might affect oil prices (Feb. 24, 2022)

On Thursday’s show: How the Russian invasion of Ukraine might affect oil prices in the U.S. and therefore Houston, and creating a living coastal barrier to protect Texas from the next major storm.

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On Thursday’s show: How might Russia’s invasion of Ukraine affect oil prices here in the U.S. and therefore Houston?

Also this hour: We discuss the idea of building a “living shoreline” to protect the Texas coast from storms and flooding. Essentially, the idea is to design a nature-based support system for wetlands along the Gulf Coast using constructed oyster reefs. We learn how it would work.

And we examine disaster movies and what they can teach Houston in this month’s installment of The Bigger Picture.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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