Planet Texas

Hosted ByAurora Berry

Everything’s bigger in Texas…including the natural disasters. Texans face fires, floods, hurricanes, droughts, freezes, tornadoes and more – and the thing making these big Texas disasters even bigger? Climate change. In partnership with Planet Texas 2050, this new podcast from The Drag tells stories of how major disasters affect all of us … but also how there is still hope for the future.


All Episodes

Inside UT’s Climate Change Operation 

When Heidi Schmalbach was first introduced to Planet Texas 2050, she didn’t know what to expect. The project launched just a few years prior as one of three “grand...

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Episode 1: The Texas Panhandle’s big water problem

The Ogallala Aquifer is the biggest aquifer in North America, and it accounts for more than 30 percent of all agriculture in the United States. And … it’s running...

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Introducing ‘Planet Texas’

Everything’s bigger in Texas…including the natural disasters. Texans face fires, floods, hurricanes, droughts, freezes, tornadoes and more – and the thing making these big Texas disasters even bigger? Climate...

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A Sit Down With One of UT’s Brightest Audio Minds

This year, The Drag’s very own Aurora Berry impressively won third place and secured $1,500 in scholarship funds for her entries “TikTok Protest” and  “Let’s do the Time Warp...

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The Drag partners with Planet Texas 2050 for environmental podcast

Aurora Berry and Will Brooks are embarking on an audio journey to tell the stories of the resilience of Texans battling the effects of climate change.  In partnership with...

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