Fox blames the deadly outages on windmills while falsely claiming that wind power doesn’t work in subfreezing temperatures.
They work in Sweden and Norway and would work in Texas too if Republicans hadn't gutted regulations that they be weatherized.
“About 80% of the Texas power grid is fueled by nuclear, coal and natural energy. Only about 7% are wind turbines and renewables." -Texas Tribune
Over 2.5 million Texans are without power Wednesday morning. Poweroutage.us
There have been 11 crash-related fatalities as road conditions deteriorate.
Frozen pipes have crippled water distribution across the state.
"No one owes you or your family anything; nor is it the local government responsibility to support you during trying times like this. Sink or swim. It's your choice! The City and County, along with the Power Providers owes you NOTHING". Tim Boyd, Mayor of Colorado City in Texas.
“We are nearing a failed state in Texas. And it has nothing to do with God, or natural disasters. It has everything to do with the leadership and those in the positions of public trust who have failed us,” - Beto
"President Biden has declared a state of emergency in Texas and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts."