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Climate Change in Texas

A year after the electric grid failed, Texas focuses on reliability, not climate change

Transitioning sources of electricity to cleaner fuels is one of the best tools humanity has to fight climate change — which brings severe weather that taxes the grid. But a year after the winter storm, Texas leaders aren’t talking about decarbonizing.

Wind turbines spin in Central Texas on March 25, 2021.

Renewable energy enthusiasm dies 

“We just require reliability”

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