audio by guest oliver bernstein
Texas ranks as the number 1 greenhouse gas polluter among all U.S. states. It is seventh worldwide. Yet, Texas is about to release tons of carbon dioxide a year to the atmosphere after approving 16 new power plants that burn coal, the most carbon-intensive fuel for producing electricity. While these plans are generating increasing public debate, Texas has no formal plans to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and help mitigate global warming.
Guest: Oliver Bernstein, Spokesperson, Sierra Club, Austin, TX. www.sierraclub.org
59:59 minutes (54.91 MB)