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Biden wrongly blamed for record high gas prices

“Voters take high gas prices out on the president and his party, [but] what Americans pay is based on trade and investment decisions by thousands of players all over the world," observes energy fellow Jim Krane. More at Al Jazeera. | May 31, 2022, 10 a.m.

Capturing carbon credits from grassland

Successful Farming reports that ranchers are cashing in on sustainable land practices using BCarbon, which measures carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere and stored in the soil — a standard originating with research by the Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies. Read energy scholar Jim Blackburn's comments here. | May 24, 2022, 10:28 a.m.

How will TX grid fare in the dead of summer?

“In every other energy market, we've been willing to buy and sell from neighbors around the country and around the world. Why we don't do that with electricity really baffles me,” said scholar Dan Cohan as heat waves threaten Texas grid operations. More at CBS-Austin news. | May 18, 2022, 2:08 p.m.

Climate action must coexist with energy industry

"Emphasizing climate action doesn't necessarily mean you wish everyone in the oil and gas industry harm,” energy fellow Jim Krane told the Houston Chronicle. “It's becoming clearer every day that climate action has to coexist with the oil and gas industry." | May 2, 2022, 10:12 a.m.