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Energy & Environment

Texas could connect to national power grids without losing autonomy, former grid regulator says

Posted on · Texas has long refused to connect its decentralized grid to two national power networks, but Hunt Energy Network CEO Pat Wood said the state could do so without additional oversight — and without state Legislature approval.

News

Discussing The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Continuation

Posted on · Today, we try to expand our understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including a deep dive into the history and issues of the region with the former US Ambassador to Israel and with a professor of history.

Election 2020

2 Texas Polls Split On Statewide Support For Trump, Biden

Posted on · Rice University political scientist Bob Stein told Houston Matters host Craig Cohen on Tuesday that the split results are the result of methodology differences combined with a tighter-than-usual race in Texas.

Houston Matters

Full Show: Report On Surge Flooding, And Our Weekly Political Roundup (May 8, 2019)

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.