Texas facing major climate change impacts, study finds

Photo by Earl Nottingham/Texas Parks & WildlifeThe Brazos River in Knox County during the summer of 2011. by Kiah Collier, The Texas Tribune Texas probably will see a sharp increase in heat-related deaths and coastal storm-related losses in the coming decades if nothing is done to mitigate a changing climate, according to a new study commissioned by a bipartisan group of prominent policymakers and company executives aiming to spawn concern – and action – in the business community over the much-debated warming trend. The study is the third region-specific analysis by the so-called Risky Business Project,…