Oil’s rise was as dependent on the old as much as the new. The industry also benefited from changes in agriculture.
The University of Texas-Austin claims the most advanced state-run earthquake monitoring system in the nation.
The former vice president spoke in Georgetown about climate change and renewables.
Methane hydrate, the compound recovered by the scientists, could provide power to future generations.
Plus: Irving-based Fluor to turn the lights back on in Puerto Rico and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos christens a wind farm.
The freewheeling sculpture garden Eclectic Menagerie is the most Houston museum in the Bayou City.
It seems unlikely that Perry’s coal subsidy could have saved them, according to an expert at UT.
Moving electricity through West Texas comes at a steep price.
Also: Battle over ethanol moves into Mexico, Vistra Energy announces two more plant closures, and Rick Perry faces a tough crowd.
As Secretary Perry increases funding for carbon-capture research, let’s look at what that means.