Average annual temperatures in Nebraska are expected to increase by 8 or 9 degrees by 2075, according to one of the lead authors of a University of Nebraska-Lincoln report on climate change impacts in Nebraska.
When President Obama announced his Clean Power Plan to cut power plant emissions, he enraged Oklahoma leaders. But researchers and officials now say that the effort to could create new opportunities in Oklahoma, reports StateImpact.
Texas is the nation’s top energy producer. It could also be the leader in slashing emissions of methane. But it’s unlikely that state environmental regulators will embrace the opportunity according to a recent article from the Texas Tribune.