El Paso Matters March 22, 2023
David B Spence in the News
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Professor David Spence discusses the potential economic impact of a proposed climate policy in El Paso.
Yahoo News March 9, 2023
Texas Gas Market Gets New Calls for Transparency Two Years After Storm Uri
Professor David Spence comments on a lawsuit alleging natural gas market manipulation in Texas that was filed in the wake of Winter Storm Uri.
CNBC August 26, 2022
Texas accuses 10 financial companies, including BlackRock, of ‘boycotting’ energy companies and orders state pension funds to divest from holdings
Professor David Spence comments on the polarization of climate change amidst energy companies boycotting fossil fuels, calling the trend a political stunt.
Austin American-Statesman August 6, 2022
Opinion: Cool the planet and inflation: Urge Congress to support IRA
Professor David Spence co-authors an op-ed about dire climate-related issues and how a new bill, The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), proposes to help relieve the climate crisis.
KRGV May 20, 2022
Energy law professor warns that high demand in power grid could impact maintenance
Professor David Spence explains the effect of the summer heat on the power grid in the Rio Grande Valley, and how fuel prices can be impacted.
NPR April 29, 2022
Texas stumbles in its effort to punish green financial firms
Professor David Spence is quoted in a new story about potential implications of Texas's new anti-divestment climate bill, and the loopholes that exist in the legislation.
DeSmog Blog & Nation of Change June 7, 2021
Cleaning up methane pollution from Permian super emitters is ‘low hanging fruit’ for the climate, study finds
Professor David Spence commented on new studies about how to implement technological fixes to prevent methane pollution.
Texas Standard December 14, 2020
From Fracking To Renewables, What Texans Can Expect From Biden Energy Policy
Prof. David Spence was interviewed by the Texas Standard regarding the environmental policy changes President-elect Joe Biden may enact.
Bloomberg Green October 17, 2020
Biden’s Clean Grid Would Choke Gas, Even Without Fracking Ban
Professor David Spence was quoted in a Bloomberg Green article about Biden’s clean-energy policies and how they would affect gas even though there is no ban on fracking.
The Dallas Morning News July 31, 2020
The Public Utility Commission has a secret: Regulator quietly dissolves its enforcement division
Professor David Spence, expert on regulation, was quoted in a Dallas Morning News article regarding the Public Utility Commission.