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Texas’ precarious power grid exposes a nasty feedback loop

Air conditioning saves lives. But as the planet warms, more AC use stresses the grid and drives up emissions, accelerating climate change.
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Texas’s chief energy regulator defended fossil fuels after blackouts. She also profits from oil and gas

Texas’s chief energy regulator defended fossil fuels after blackouts. She also profits from oil and gas

The ties are newly relevant in light of last month’s blackouts, which left more than 9 million Texans without power and may turn out to be the costliest weather event in the state’s history.
‘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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