Sunrise Movement ATX protesting at the Texas Capitol Building

In 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a report that would prove substantial to shifting the global political landscape around the conversation of climate change and climate policy. The ‘Summary for Policymakers of IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius approved by governments’ detailed how if carbon emissions were not controlled by 2030, irreparable damage might be done that would cause global temperature rises to be permanent. With global and national conversations affecting state-level conversations, how has the IPCC report affected the frequency of climate change bills in the Texas state legislature?

While this report…

Leland D Murphy

Government Student at UT Austin!

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