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Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Lamar Smith’s climate change views win ‘Flat Earth’ award

Christmas elves, pirates and scientists gathered Monday to present climate change skeptic U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, with a fake award from the “Flat Earth Foundation of Texas.”

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Q&A: Katharine Hayhoe on the trials of being a Christian climatologist

Evangelical and global warming prophet KATHARINE HAYHOE on conflicts between faith and science, Texas droughts and water woes.

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Audio: In Texas, extreme weather is the new normal

Increasingly hot summers and new extreme weather patterns have helped activists raise awareness of climate change. But in Texas, weather that once would have been considered extreme has become commonplace. Read the full story at StateImpact Texas.

Monday, October 17th, 2011

UT professor debunks 8 climate change ‘myths’

Between the year-long drought and Gov. Rick Perry campaigning for the presidency, global warming has become a big topic in Texas these days — and the head of the University of Texas Energy Institute, Raymond Orbach, is...