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The Future of Fossil Fuels

Exclusive interview with Charles McConnell, Executive Director, Carbon Management and Energy Sustainability at University of Houston & Former Assistant Secretary of Energy January 20, 2022 Charles McConnell “We can pontificate about the energy transition and carbon reduction all we want,” says Charles McConnell, Executive Director, Carbon Management and Energy Sustainability at the University of Houston. “But

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CNC fights to preserve Texas jobs

November 17, 2021 By Corbin Robertson Jr. Last week the United Nations convened meetings in Glasgow to take on climate change. They discussed efforts to curb a warming planet and what the public and private sector should do to address this challenge. And just like previous climate conferences, there was no shortage of attacks on

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To limit warming, most fossil fuel must remain untapped: study

By Rachel Frazin The majority of the planet’s oil, gas and coal must remain in the ground to provide just a 50 percent chance of limiting the amount the Earth has warmed to 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a new study. The study, published in the journal Nature, found that 58 percent of the planet’s oil,

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New Legislation Signals Strong Support for CCUS in Texas

By Madeline Thomas On June 9, 2021, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1284 (“HB 1284”), which was introduced along with its Senate companion, SB 450, during the state’s 87th legislative session.  HB 1284 grants the Texas Railroad Commission (“RRC”), the governmental agency that regulates the state’s oil and gas industry, sole jurisdiction over

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