Austin Energy’s First Crack at an Update to Its “Resource, Generation, and Climate Protection Plan” Heavily Favors Hydrogen – Leaving More Questions Than Answers
November 21, 2023
On Monday, November 13th, the public finally got a look at what Austin Energy leadership is thinking in terms of how it will update its plans, and specifically how it can meet the current goal of becoming a zero-carbon utility by 2035. Spoiler: they...
November 20, 2023
On Nov. 17, ERCOT announced it was cancelling plans to bring back shuttered and decommissioned coal and gas plants this winter.
November 10, 2023
It’s easy to forget about ground-level ozone, often referred to as smog. In the upper atmosphere, ozone helps us by protecting us from the sun’s radiation, but at ground-level it is a dangerous and devastating pollutant, searing our lungs.
November 8, 2023
Good news: Prop 14 passed! Bad news: so did Prop 7. Now zombie gas plants?!
November 2, 2023
Elected officials at the Texas Capitol are counting on people like you to forget or overlook what happened this year. That’s why we spent long hours compiling floor votes, committee actions, and more to bring you the clearest answer possible to this...
October 30, 2023
On October 20, the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), which regulates the state’s electric utilities, held a special “Winter Preparedness” workshop. The Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter submitted comments on the plan to bring back retired coal...
October 27, 2023
In September, the RRC released their proposed rules and this week the Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club submitted our comments.
October 25, 2023
Si los políticos quieren nuevas plantas de energía, Que las corporaciones paguen, no tú ni yo.
October 11, 2023
Once again, there is concern over the potential that extreme weather could stress our main electric grid, so last week the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) made an astonishing request to bring shuttered, polluting gas and coal plants...
October 6, 2023
Texas has the most turtle diversity of any state in the U.S., but one special turtle beat out all the others to become the state’s official turtle: the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle – the world’s most endangered.