Houston Matters

Tuesday’s Show: Bail Reform Hearing, And Lord John Browne The Former Head Of BP (Oct. 29, 2019)

Posted on · On today's Houston Matters: Lord John Browne, the former CEO of BP, discusses his book Make, Think, Imagine. We visit an all-day hackathon to develop solutions to environmental problems. And we learn about MECA's annual Dia de los Muertos Festival.

Good, Bad and Ugly

BP Moving, and Trump’s Texas Cabinet Members: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the News

Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week’s news, we turn to our rotating panel of “non-experts” to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel weighs in on oil […]

Houston Matters

The Environmental Effects of Deepwater Horizon Six Years Later

Posted on · It’s been six years since the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Eleven crewmen were killed on the offshore oil rig, about 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana. That deadly incident was just the start of what became an all-out environmental catastrophe, as millions of barrels of crude oil spilled onto beaches and wetlands from here in Texas […]