Posted on · On Thursday's show: Local municipalities are taking action to prepare for more intense heat in the coming days. Then we learn why expiring corporate tax incentives will cost Texas taxpayers billions of dollars. Plus: Using architecture to prevent flooding, and Tiffany Derry of The Great American Recipe.
Posted on · 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.
Posted on · A new study says 28 million more Americans are at risk for serious flooding than FEMA estimates.
Posted on · Global experts are in Houston to discuss lessons learned from Harvey and to examine the best ways to move forward.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We get the latest from a conference on flood prevention. We discuss what privatizing the International Space Station could mean for Houston. Barbecue icon Ronnie Killen talks about his craft. And we visit a program that aims to get kids out into nature using some ironic means.
Posted on · Houston Matters checks in on the SSPEED Center conference, and an urban planner participating in the event talks about incorporating the potential for flooding into future urban planning.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: We check in on a Rice University conference on flood prevention. Then, our experts discuss the latest national, state, and local political news. Then, we compare hurricane recovery efforts in Texas with those in the Caribbean. And a new documentary examines senior citizens in the dating game.
Posted on · State and federal officials talked flood prevention, action, and money.
Posted on · Abbott said the state needs to focus on preventative measures for flood control
Posted on · A nine-year-old, $15 billion plan to stop storm surge is once again gaining traction.