Energy & Environment

Weekly Oil Market Crash Update: Oil Execs Say Houston Is “Backbone Of The Energy World” And Can Remain So Through The Downturn

Posted on · Industry leaders say the Bayou City has the capacity to provide research and expertise for the transition to cleaner energy. Plus, oil prices rise and more than 6,000 jobs were added in the oilfield services sector last month.

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How The Houston Economy Looks — And Where It’s Headed (Oct. 16, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: A controversial new rule for Texas social workers, an update on the local economy, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and an interactive classical music experience along Buffalo Bayou.

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Wednesday’s Houston Matters: Houston’s Role In The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, And The Battle Over Mail-in Balloting (Sep. 2, 2020)

Posted on · On Wednesday's show: Houston's role in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, our political experts look into the court battles over mail-in ballots, and handwritten letters make a comeback.

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Monday’s Houston Matters: How The Medical Center Reports On ICU Capacity, And Early Voting Begins Amid The Pandemic (June 29, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's show: Why the Texas Medical Center changed how it's reporting on ICU capacity, early voting amid a spike in COVID-19 cases, checking in with the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and the Astros take initial steps for the return of baseball.

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Monday’s Show: Businesses Continue To Partially Reopen, The Presidency Of George W. Bush, And Black Mental Health (May 4, 2020)

Posted on · On Monday's Houston Matters: Businesses in Texas continue to partially reopen, a documentary examines the presidency of George W. Bush, issues facing the African American community when it comes to mental health, and an update on sports.

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Friday’s Show: Houston’s Economic Forecast For 2020, And The Year’s Best New Restaurants (Dec. 6, 2019)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We dig into the 2020 economic forecast for Houston. Local food writers continue their discussion of their favorite new restaurants of the year. We break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. And we learn about a new play called Baby Screams Miracle.