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Texas’ Energy Base Drives Climate Concerns as Renewables Expand


  • Emma Marshall
  • Jesse B. Thompson


The energy industry?s large presence in Texas?production and refining?is a key contributor to carbon emissions. At the same time, the state is a renewable energy leader, especially with its large share of wind-based electricity generation. Both trends place the state in the center of the debate about climate change and reducing greenhouse gases.

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  • Emma Marshall & Jesse B. Thompson, 2019. "Texas’ Energy Base Drives Climate Concerns as Renewables Expand," Southwest Economy, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, issue Q3, pages 9-13.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:feddse:00161

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