Texas is poised to kill more of its own citizens. No, not with the death penalty — we knew that already — but with its reliance on poorly regulated fossil fuel energy. Also, the Biden administration is dragging its feet on preventing a major wave of housing evictions, while signs are mounting that the country may not have won its battle with COVID-19 just yet. All that and much more in today’s Midday Poster below, exclusively for subscribers.
Jun 17, 2021 • Walker Bragman
MIDDAY POSTER: Texas’ Deregulated Power Grid Feels The Heat
Texas’ fossil fuel-heavy electric system proved no match for climate change this past winter — and it’s now at risk of failing again.