Archive | May, 2015

Annise Parker discusses her Houston legacy, possible future plans at Skyline Rotary

May 17, 2015

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In a recent talk, Houston Mayor Annise Parker Annise Parker discussed some of the legacy issues of her time as mayor, but gave only the slightest hint of her intentions after leaving the office.

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Opera and European furnishings: A perfect pair

May 11, 2015

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I’ll just put this out there right away: I’ve never been what you’d call a huge opera fan.

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Atmospheric scientist Drew Shindell discusses “The Value of Clean Air” in Houston

May 10, 2015

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Drew Shindell at Baker Insitute

Duke University atmospheric scientist Drew T. Shindell said the climate change and air pollution issues are inextricably linked, and that economic measures of the value of various energy sources must include their externalities, including impacts to human health, in a presentation at Rice University.

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Steven Chu discusses energy, climate change in Houston

May 4, 2015

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Dr. Steven Chu, who served as U.S. Energy Secretary in President Obama’s first term, recently visited the “Energy Capital of the World” to discuss changes in the energy sector and its impact on the global environment.

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