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México apuesta por el petróleo y compra una refinería en Texas

DEER PARK, Texas — Dos murales gigantescos, pintados en los tanques de almacenamiento de una refinería de petróleo de esta ciudad, representan a los rebeldes liderados por Sam Houston que lograron la independencia de Texas de México en la década…

Mexico Is Buying a Texas Oil Refinery in a Quest for Energy Independence

DEER PARK, Texas — Two giant murals, on storage tanks at an oil refinery here, depict the rebels led by Sam Houston who secured Texas’ independence from Mexico in the 1830s. This week those murals will become the property of…

In hot water: Ocean warming hits another record high on climate change – Mongabay.com

A new study has found that, for the sixth year in a row, the world’s oceans have been hotter than they’ve ever been in recent history due to human-induced climate change. The research team found that last year, the upper…

Carbon Capture And Storage Defends Itself From GAO Audit: ‘Millions Lost’

Carbon capture and storage proponents are out to correct the record after a Government Accountability Office audit released last month detailed how the Department of Energy invested hundreds of millions of dollars in CCS demonstrations that failed. The watchdog looked…

2021’s biggest climate and weather disasters cost the US $145 billion – Virginia Mercury

By Stacy Morford, The Conversation The disasters just kept coming in 2021, from Hurricane Ida’s destruction across Louisiana and the Northeast to devastating wildfires in the West and damaging storms, tornadoes and floods. Nearly half the U.S. was in drought,…

Earth Matters: Plastics pollution plays key role in global warming – Opinions – The Island Now

By Hildur Palsdottir Did you see the movie “Don’t Look Up” this holiday season? For decades, scientists have been warning about the long-term climate consequences of unchecked greenhouse gas emissions. Yes, we must look directly at what’s happening and take…

Deadly extreme weather year for US as carbon emissions soar – ABC News

The United States staggered through a steady onslaught of deadly billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in an extra hot 2021, while the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions last year jumped 6% because of surges in coal and long-haul trucking, putting America…

Column: Convincing religious conservatives about taking care of ‘the least of these’ during climate warming – Tulsa World

{{featured_button_text}} James Norwine, who is an author and Oologah resident Jim Norwine Religious conservatives face a soul-testing challenge: how to respond to impending initiatives, policies and laws designed to stop the threat of climate change, the more radical of which…

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