Acknowledging a link between industrial emissions and global warming remains taboo in Republican politics in Texas. Gary Gates was reminded of that Wednesday.
The Republican candidate for the Texas Railroad Commission was excoriated by a Republican state lawmaker for suggesting such a link, arguing that the stance could hurt the coal industry.
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