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Environment

Texas environmentalists talk latest troubles and strategies

This week, activists and allies with the Texas Campaign for the Environment held their annual meeting, updating members on strategy and the ongoing work of climate crisis organizers.TEC Executive Director Robin Schneider spoke about the renewed pus...

Don’t turn the Gulf into a sacrifice zone, environmental groups tell Biden

Gulf Coast environmental groups are speaking out against a new plan by the Biden administration to expand U.S. gas supply to Europe in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The White House plan is an attempt to curb Europe’s reliance on Ru...

What the latest sobering UN climate report means for Texas

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released the second part of its sixth assessment report, a sprawling 3,500-page analysis of the climate crisis and its impact on humanity.The most concerning news to come ...

Texas could receive $400 million for electric vehicle charging network

On Thursday, the Department of Transportation released details about the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program. This nearly $5 billion program, which is part of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure law, provides funds f...

Texas to receive hundreds of millions in federal funding for orphan wells

Texas has a serious problem with orphaned wells and while the state might not have a plan the federal government does. The Department of the Interior has announced that Texas will receive over $343 million to cap orphan wells. Orphan wells are...

Texas has no plan for an incoming wave of abandoned oil wells

In the past six years, 132 Texas oil and gas companies have filed for bankruptcy. Many went under as the pandemic drove down demand for oil, causing the price of oil to temporarily plummet to historically low levels. In general howeve...

Rep. Veronica Escobar talks climate change and migration at COP26

El Paso Congresswoman Veronica Escobar joined a congressional delegation this week at the United Nations Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP26).Speaking at a press conference with other congressional colleagues who were elected in 2018, Es...
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Bribes for visas case: Know the charges filed against Karti Chidambaram after CBI raids

Congress MP Karti Chidambaram remains in deep trouble after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) files a list of charges against him, soon after conducting continuous raids in the political leader’s home and office locations across Delhi, Chennai,...
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China’s new home prices fall for the first time since December

Average new home prices in 70 major cities fall 0.2 percent on a month-on-month basis after flatlining in March.China’s new home prices in April fell for the first time month-on-month since December, official data showed on Wednesday, depressed by stri...

Chethana Raj death: Case registered against hospital for medical negligence

Chethana Raj, a 21-year-old Kannada actress breathed her last while undergoing fat removal surgery in Bengaluru on Monday, March 16. In a further development, a medical negligence case has been registered against Dr. Shetty's Cosmetic Clinic in Rajajin...

Trump-backed Rep. Madison Cawthorn concedes North Carolina Republican primary race

Rep. Madison Cawthorn speaks before a rally for former U.S. President Donald Trump at The Farm at 95 on April 9, 2022 in Selma, North Carolina.Allison Joyce | Getty ImagesRep. Madison Cawthorn, the scandal-prone freshman lawmaker backed by former Presi...

‘Someone in cockpit’ behind China Eastern plane crash: Report

Boeing 737-800 plunged inexplicably from its cruising altitude into the ground in March, killing all 132 people on board.US investigators believe someone in the cockpit deliberately crashed a China Eastern flight that suddenly plunged to the ground in ...