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2023 Session Recap

Climate proposals withered at the Texas Capitol this year

Proposals to improve energy efficiency failed. Bills that sought to limit greenhouse gas emissions in Texas were ignored, and legislation to block cities from taking action on climate change passed.

Industrial energy-producing wind turbines cover hundreds of acres of farmland in Lyford on May 17, 2023.

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Energy efficiency proposals fail

Local climate policies restricted 

Extreme heat ignored 

Environmental justice proposals die

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