Read an exclusive interview with Democratic candidate Bill White about wind, solar, coal, efficiency, urban planning, and more.

And here’s our look at Republican Gov. Rick Perry’s record of fighting climate action but supporting the state’s booming wind industry.

Also, tell us what you know about the governor’s race in Texas. What’s at stake? What are the candidates saying about climate change, energy, transportation, and other green issues? Are interest groups trying to sway the outcome? Share your insights in the comments section below.

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Rick PerryRick Perry, Republican

Incumbent governor

Campaign platform on the environment and natural resources
Bill WhiteBill White, Democrat

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Former mayor of Houston

Campaign platform on energy and the environment













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