Posted on · On Tuesday's show: This won’t be the last oppressive summer in Houston. We'll have to either deal with it – or leave. We discuss how to adapt to the Bayou City’s changing climate in the coming years.
Posted on · On Tuesday's show: The Texas House has passed two bills aimed squarely at Harris County elections. News 88.7's Andrew Schneider explains what the laws would do.
Posted on · Our Ten Years series explores a decade of flooding and efforts to mitigate it.
Posted on · As Houston Matters prepares to celebrate its 10th anniversary, we continue our series of conversations about how things in the city have and have not changed in the past decade. Today, we talk with experts about past storms and efforts to minimize the effects from future floods.
Posted on · On Monday's show: We begin a week of discussions marking the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Harvey by examining what still needs to be done to prevent another great flood and reflecting on lessons learned from the disaster with Jeff Lindner, the man who was the face of much of the events.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Firefighters push for an amendment to their charter, how a new flood warning system might help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and stories of immigrants from India, Pakistan, and China.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: Inside the firing of two charter school leaders, funding mechanisms for flood prevention projects, and great villains of cinematic history.
Posted on · Rice University's Jim Blackburn wants a flood warning system created that would shut down freeways before they flood.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: Creating a system to shut down freeways before they flood, a conversation with therapist and author Lori Gottlieb, and examining white people's reactions to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: A report says we need to go beyond a coastal spine to protect Greater Houston from flooding, we break down the week's political stories, a researcher interviews some 600 women at Texas abortion clinics, and two UH alums return to premiere a new play.
Posted on · In the wake of Harvey, Houston homeowners face a pivotal decision — stay or go. What do Houstonians need to know in order to make that decision?
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.