A change is gonna come: the slow but sure arrival of the green energy age

A change is gonna come: the slow but sure arrival of the green energy age

The extreme snowstorms ravaging Texas and failure of the state’s electricity supply are a reminder that the fossil fuel era is on borrowed time

21st February, 2021

For more than a century, the Don’t Mess With Texas slogan has reflected the locals’ view of their state as its own rugged fiefdom, one that spurns federal regulation or meddling of any kind, and considers itself immune to global phenomena like climate change.

But now Texas is in a mess of its own making. Dozens of people have died as a result of the implosion of its power grid amid an...

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