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FEMA vows swift Hurricane Fiona response

FEMA tells a skeptical Puerto Rico that this time won’t be like Hurricane Maria

Hurricane Fiona's toll in Puerto Rico has slowly begun to emerge. Flooding destroyed homes, bridges and roads.
Texans warned to conserve electricity amid fear of rolling blackouts

Texans warned to conserve electricity amid fear of rolling blackouts

About 50 million people in the United States were under heat warnings or advisories over the weekend. The heat index was forecast to soar past 100 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday in about half of Texas.
Indonesia’s energy crisis highlights its addiction to coal

As blackouts loom, Indonesia’s energy crisis highlights its addiction to coal

Coal miners in Indonesia have been shirking their obligation to allocate 25% of their output for the domestic market, leading to a critical shortage of the fossil fuel for power generation.

Texas turtles cold stunned by winter storm as animals freeze to death across region

Texas turtles cold stunned by winter storm as animals freeze to death across region

Turtles along the Texas Gulf Coast have been "cold stunned" by the winter storm affecting the region, washing up comatose on the shore of South Padre Island in a kind of hypothermic shock.
Richard Parker: Texas could have kept the lights on
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Richard Parker: Texas could have kept the lights on

Republicans are blaming renewable energy, when it’s the state’s powerful utilities that failed to prepare for the worst.
‘Now it's coming back to bite them': Democrats see an opening in G.O.P. oversight of Texas grid
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‘Now it's coming back to bite them': Democrats see an opening in G.O.P. oversight of Texas grid

As the state reels from power outages, Democrats look to turn the tables on the Republicans who dominate state government.
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