Posted on · Houston Chronicle columnist Chris Tomlinson discusses the role pipeline operators and traders may have played during the freezing weather and walks us through lawsuits filed in the 2.5 years since, all of which is outlined in his four-part series for the paper.
Posted on · The all-Republican court narrowly found that the nonprofit corporation operating the state’s electrical grid qualifies for sovereign immunity, which protects government entities from lawsuits.
Posted on · Environmental justice advocate, Roishetta Ozane, reveals the social challenges in addressing the impacts of climate change, as devastating storms and a booming industrial buildout continue to engulf Southwest Louisiana—while leaving susceptible communities of color to fend for themselves.
Posted on · On Thursday's show: We learn more about a pair of recent deaths at the Harris County Jail and what role overcrowding at the facility may have played. And the national president of the NAACP talks about what needs to be done to achieve racial equity in this country.
Posted on · Tens of thousands of coastal Texas residents have survived repeated extreme weather events including Hurricane Harvey. For many, it has taken an emotional toll, and researchers warn that climate change could be “catastrophic” for our mental health.
Posted on · There may be many deaths that have yet to be recognized. One statistician recommends the state commission an independent review.
Posted on · A year ago, temperatures across the state plummeted, in many cases to below freezing. Low-income Texans were hit hardest, and now they’re more vulnerable than ever.
Posted on · Among respondents, 53% believe and 47% do not believe laws passed during the 2021 legislative session improved grid reliability in the wake of last year's deadly winter storm.
Posted on · Co-hosts Brandon Rottinghaus and Jeronimo Cortina delve into the latest news in national and local politics.
Posted on · A Houston gas marketing company alleges Chevron breached their contract when the energy company failed to deliver natural gas during the February winter freeze.
Posted on · Multiple bills in response to the deadly blackouts, which killed at least 30 people in Harris County, have already passed — but in different forms. Legislators now have until end of day Saturday to reconcile the differences.