Bordering on Empty

Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 5 Bordering on Empty The Rio Grande is one of the most endangered rivers in the world. The Rio Grande Valley is one of the …

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Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:00:46 AM CDT


Climate Change is Making Texas Summers Worse. Here’s Who That Hurts the Most.

Climate Change is Making Texas Summers Worse. Here’s Who That Hurts the Most. Outdoor workers and the most vulnerable Texans — the poor, disabled and elderly — are feeling the brunt of this summer’s punishing heat. – by Sophie Novack, …

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Mon, 20 Aug 2018 02:03:46 PM CDT


Out of Sight, Out of Water: The U.S. and Mexico Have Only Just Begun to Grapple with the Aquifers They Share

Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 4 Out of Sight, Out of Water: The U.S. and Mexico Have Only Just Begun to Grapple with the Aquifers They Share Texas and Mexico …

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Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:00:37 AM CDT


Trump’s Border Wall Could Decimate These Rare Species

Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 3 Trump’s Border Wall Could Decimate These Rare Species From the jaguarundi to the Mexican long-nosed bat, plants and animals in the Texas-Mexico borderlands face …

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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 06:00:18 AM CDT


The Texas-Mexico Border Wall Comes with a Dangerous, Costly Side Effect: Flooding

Shallow Waters Shallow Waters is a nine-part series on border water and climate change. Part 2 The Texas-Mexico Border Wall Comes with a Dangerous, Costly Side Effect: Flooding U.S. Customs and Border Protection has a history of building border infrastructure …

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:00:38 AM CDT


Texas Lawmaker Sponsors Far-Right Rally Against ‘Far-Left Violence’

An East Texas lawmaker is sponsoring a “March Against Far-Left Violence” at the Texas Capitol Saturday — one of at least eight marches around the country organized by assorted far-right groups. This weekend’s marches are supposedly in response to recent …

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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:30:09 PM CDT


In a Warming World, the Fight for Water Can Push Nations Apart — or Bring Them Together

This project has been made possible with the support of Solutions Journalism Network, a non-profit organization with the mission to spread the practice of solutions journalism. Naveena Sadasivam is a staff writer covering the environment, energy and climate change at …

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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:01:20 AM CDT


Shallow Waters

The Rio Grande Valley of Texas is one of the fastest-growing places in the United States. Already hot and arid, and growing hotter, the booming, heavily Latino region depends almost entirely on the shriveling Rio Grande for water. Considered one of the most …

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Thu, 16 Aug 2018 06:00:37 AM CDT


‘American Hate’ Author on Hate Crimes, Free Speech and Alex Jones

A mosque in Victoria, Texas, burns. Two black girls escape a deadly attack that claims the lives of two in Portland, Oregon. A Jewish family is chased out of their small Montana town by neo-Nazis. These stories of hate capture …

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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 04:19:30 PM CDT


‘Stalwart Battler for Justice’: Remembering Babe Schwartz (1926-2018)

Babe Schwartz, a former state senator from Galveston, died last week at 92. He was described by Houston Chronicle columnist Patti Kilday Hart as “one of the most liberal ‘yellow dog’ Democrats ever to serve in the Texas Legislature.” For …

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Wed, 15 Aug 2018 12:58:46 PM CDT




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