White House says Texas winter storm likely due to climate change

Irish Times | Feb 19, 2021 at 8:02 AM
  • A severe winter storm engulfing Texas and nearby states was the type of extreme weather event that climate change is triggering, rejecting assertions by Texas officials that “green energy” caused widespread power outages.
  • The crisis in the largest US oil- and gas-producing state has put Democratic president Joe Biden’s White House at odds with Republican Texas governor Greg Abbott.