Meter Reading: Emissions Drop Could Reverse, The Donors That Run Texas, and More
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A recent drop in carbon emissions in the U.S. could only be temporary, a new report warns.
Drop in Emissions Not a Trend Set in Stone, Study Says — “Once the economy rebounds, the recession’s restrictive impact on carbon emissions will probably fall away, the report suggests.” - New York Times
Study: Inadequate Roads Cost Texans Billions – ““The tremendous energy boom being experienced in Texas, while great for the state, is putting a great amount of strain on Texas roadways,” said Frank Moretti, director of Policy and Research at TRIP, the group that conducted the study. — Texas Tribune
Whose Money Really Runs Texas? – ”Behind the scenes of many Texas political debates, there’s a wealthy individual or company feeding huge amounts of money into the system. When they get their way, as they often do, the policy they’ve purchased impacts people’s lives.” – The Texas Observer