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UT Economists Doubt "Green" Jobs Economic Impact In Texas

Posted on · The Obama administration is defending its push to fund "clean" or "green" industries, saying the economy is benefiting from thousands of new "green" jobs around the country. Critics have said the money could be better spent. Dave Fehling looked into the promise of "green" jobs here in the nation's energy capital.

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Energy Bills Heating Up

Posted on · Summer hasn't officially started yet — but the Houston heat has arrived and that means higher energy bills. That's why Reliant Energy is starting its annual voluntary moratorium on disconnections for people who can't pay their monthly bills. Laurie Johnson reports.

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A Hands on Approach in Forming an Energy Policy

Posted on · Policy debates in Washington are often influenced by people with a specific agenda. Policy makers are often people with no practical experience in the debated field. Rod Rice reports one man wanted to change that dynamic as our leaders form an energy policy.

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Solving Texas’ Energy Problems

Posted on · During the recent presidential campaign Barack Obama and John McCain talked a lot about America's energy problems. McCain supports using nuclear energy to power American homes and cities. A local environmental group has its own answers. Bill Stamps has details.

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GRB Goes Green

Posted on · Houston's Convention Center is going solar-powered.the pilot project will test the feasibility of using solar panels to power the city's largest buildings. Laurie Johnson reports.