By Susan Combs The Dallas Morning News, September 24, 2022 Let’s protect the environment without following Europe’s dire path and attacking fossil fuels. Larry Summers, former U.S. treasury secretary under President Barack Obama, recently was interviewed for a Harvard Institute of Politics forum at the Boston Globe’s Globe Summit, where he described the Biden administration’s policy not
Combs: By promoting use of clean fossil fuels, Texas can secure its power grid for generations to come
By Susan Combs Rio Grande Guardian, Aug. 24, 2022 Texas continues to experience record-breaking heat that is putting our electric grid to the test. Several times recently, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) issued a conservation pleas to Texans to avoid rolling blackouts. And the state keeps setting records for energy demand.
By Charles McConnell Houston Chronicle, Jul. 29, 2022 Texas must remain a global leader in affordable and reliable energy, but this ambition must also include a commitment to a carbon neutral future and a reduction in the carbon dioxide emissions driving climate change. There is a misguided narrative that increasing energy output while lowering emissions
By Charles McConnell Opinion contributor Caller Times, Jul. 8, 2022 From the days of Spindletop, Texas has been the country’s leader in energy production. Currently one-fourth of the nation’s domestic energy production comes from the Lone Star State. And Texas will continue to be the energy leader of the future not just domestically
By Jim Blackburn and Susan Combs Houston Chronicle, June 5, 2022 Farmers and ranchers in Texas today are facing one of the largest transformations in their industry since barbed wire and tractors. The agricultural industry is uniquely positioned to become a key player in solving our climate crisis, and we all need to help them
May 17, 2022 By Brian Loyd The Rio Grande Guardian Texas knows energy. The hard work and ingenuity of Texans has made us our nation’s leading producer of oil, natural gas, wind power, and electricity, and in most cases, number two isn’t close. Texans have driven the United States’ resurgent energy independence, and now we are increasingly