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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Environment

Supreme Court Declares War on Environment

To cap off what is possibly the most right-wing judicial term in over a century, the highest court in the land has dealt yet another massive blow to the progression of common-sense liberal governance. In today’s ruling in the case West Virginia v. EPA,...

Stop TxDOT I-45 Community Organizers Successfully Pause TxDOT Demolition Permit

Stop TxDOT I-45 organizers and protestors successfully paused a demolition permit from the Texas Department of Transportation’s I-45 expansion plan, which would have demolished more than 375 housing units in East Downtown Houston.  The state ag...

Ted Cruz Proves Himself Wrong on Energy Inflation

Texas energy prices are rising at a dramatic rate once again, and Senator Ted Cruz is falling back on blaming an old boogeyman for the price hikes: the Green New Deal. Over the weekend, Cruz released an incendiary statement on Twitter blaming the da...

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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IPS officer Hemant K Lohia, who was posted in Jammu and Kashmir, was brutally murdered inside his own home, officials confirmed. HK Lohia’s body was discovered inside his house in Jammu's Udaywala area early Tuesday morning. The Jammu and Kashmir IPS ...
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Baloo hugs Sher Khan: This adorable video of bear snuggling with tiger is too cute to handle

New Delhi: Remember Rudyard Kipling's characters from The Jungle Book? Sher Khan and Baloo! Yes, the kind bear and the vicious tiger who hates each other. Well, the internet has churned out a completely different scenario of their relationship where Ba...

Australia targets zero-extinction with promise to conserve land

Government says it will aim to conserve 30 percent of Australia’s land mass in attempt to protect its unique wildlife.Australia has set a target of zero extinction for its unique plants and animals, promising to preserve at least 30 percent of its land...

Ayudha Puja 2022: Know history, shubh muhurat, tithi of the auspicious day

The nine-day Navratri celebration comes to an end today. Every year, India celebrates Ayudha Puja, also known as Astra Puja, on the  ninth day of Navratri. On this auspicious day, people adore and worship the tools and objects that are connec...

Samsung says to triple advanced chip production by 2027

World’s No 2 foundry sees strong demand for chips used in high-performance computers and artificial intelligence.Samsung Electronics’s chip contract manufacturing business has announced plans to more than triple its advanced chips production capacity b...