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Climate Change in Texas

El Paso charter fight tests whether a Texas city will move away from fossil fuels

As global efforts to combat climate change falter, climate activists have turned to local initiatives to rein in carbon emissions. A May vote on a city charter amendment has thrust El Paso into the fray.

El Paso Electric's natural gas-powered Newman Generating Station in El Paso on Feb. 17, 2021.


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