climate change

Louisiana preparing for evacuation of up to 59,000 residents in near future

From Bloomberg News’ Christopher Flavelle:   Louisiana is finalizing a plan to move thousands of people from areas threatened by the rising Gulf of Mexico, effectively declaring uninhabitable a coastal area larger than Delaware. A draft of the plan, the most aggressive response to climate-linked flooding in the U.S., calls for prohibitions on building new […]

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Native American Tribe in Louisiana soon to become Environmental Refugees

It seems that a second Native Tribe is going to have to be located. First it was the Alaskan Kivalina, whose Island was not so much destroyed by sea level rise, but through loss of Sea Ice. The frozen Sea Ice normally surrounds the Island in the Winter and Spring months, during times of stormy […]

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