At TEGG's spring meeting, Friday March 31 in Galveston at The Moody Gardens Hotel, Jim Blackburn summarized data and projections of how climate change will affect Texas and what we can do about it using selected graphics and data from his forthcoming book from Texas A&M Press, A Texan Plan For the Texas Coast. Following are the slides from his presentation.
Jim Blackburn has been a practicing environmental lawyer and planner since 1973. He is a Professor in the Practice of Environmental Law in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Rice University where he teaches environmental law and sustainable design courses. He is co-director of the Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disaster (SSPEED) Center at Rice University where he is also a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute and Director of the Undergraduate Minor in Energy and Water Sustainability. He is owner of a planning firm called Sustainable Planning and Design.