Andy Uhler

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Andy Uhler is the Texas-based reporter for Marketplace, based in Austin.

He joined Marketplace team from the Texas Standard, an hour-long news program produced at KUT in Austin, Texas. Prior to that, he was a natural resources policy analyst at the Texas Legislature as part of a global policy studies master’s program at the University of Texas at Austin. He was also the senior producer for the music journalism program Texas Music Matters, and he worked as a co-host for NPR Music’s festival coverage.

Andy's reporting tends to focus on the energy industry and agriculture in Texas. Every now and again, though, he gets to report on sports. When that happens, don't be surprised if the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers or Dallas Mavericks enter the conversation.

Latest Stories (778)

Climate change is going to make buying a home even more expensive

Sep 28, 2021
A report from the Mortgage Bankers Association says environmental risk will likely lead to higher insurance premiums and loan interest rates.
A firefighting helicopter makes a water drop near homes in California, where wildfires, exacerbated by climate change, have destroyed many properties.
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Texas' efforts to fix electrical grid may not be enough to prevent future blackouts

Sep 13, 2021
The state's decision nearly a century ago to go it alone when it comes to electricity still has ramifications today.
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How fantasy football became a billion-dollar industry

Sep 6, 2021
Brody Ruihley, professor of sport leadership, discusses the impact of changing technology, legal betting and the passion of fantasy users.
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Why not bury all our power lines?

Sep 1, 2021
The upfront cost is high and the cost-benefit calculation depends and the region, experts say.
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The world's largest container-shipping company wants to go green

Aug 24, 2021
Danish company Maersk said it has ordered eight vessels that run on green methanol, a carbon-neutral fuel.
In a step toward creating a carbon-neutral shipping fleet, Maersk will purchase eight vessels that run on green methanol.
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To control methane emissions, the EPA seeks better ways to measure them

Aug 23, 2021
Environmental groups argue that the oil-and-gas industry emits nearly twice as much of the greenhouse gas as the agency reports.
The EPA is hosting a workshop on methane-detection technology after experts said emissions have been underestimated.
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Feds flex the power of the purse to get states in line with COVID-19 restrictions

Aug 23, 2021
The Biden administration has said it would use the power of the purse to try to compel governors who won't champion mask or vaccine mandates to change course.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks at Dallas's City Hall.
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Many homes in Austin are selling way above asking price

Aug 20, 2021
Some 2,700 homes in Austin, Texas have sold for $100,000 or more above their initial listing price this year
Home prices in Austin, Texas have surged 30% in the last year.
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New NFL rules let some players pick new numbers — if they pay for it

Aug 19, 2021
Some players believe single-digit jerseys make them look faster or stronger. But they’d have to buy up the old inventory.
Vikings running back Dalvin Cook looked into replacing "33" with "4." But it reportedly would have cost him $1.5 million to purchase the old merch from the league’s sales outlets.
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Student athletes, schools and conferences gain power as NCAA's wanes

Aug 13, 2021
State laws allowing athletes to make money and court decisions curbing the NCAA’s authority are reinventing big-money college sports.
The Texas Longhorns, the biggest moneymaker in college football, celebrate during a trophy presentation at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The team plans to leave the Big 12 to join the Southeastern Conference.
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