April is Earth Month! The Greater New Orleans Interfaith Climate Coalition invites you to honor Mother Earth with us.
The Times-Picayune and The Advocate are joining 21 news outlets across the country in a news collaborative focused on the effects of climate change. The Local Media Association’s “Covering Climate Collaborative” includes newspapers recognized as leaders in local climate reporting, as well as television broadcast
The Greater New Orleans Interfaith Climate Coalition has published a declaration regarding the United Nations, Cancer Alley, and the proposed industrial plant by Formosa Plastics. Please take a moment to read it.
When there is a problem – it is always good to hear some good news. Bob Marshall has some for our coasts. No, there has been no dramatic change in Louisiana’s current storyline: Our bottom third remains heading for a
A rare whale that only lives in the Gulf died and washed up in the Florida Everglades. The cause of death – industry. An exceedingly rare and mysterious whale species recently found to live only in the Gulf of Mexico
Water flows down the Mississippi bring many things – including trash. Knowing where it comes from helps stop it at the source. How? By floating specially constructed bottles with GPS in them. This test, now in progress, was started first
Over 30 years ago two organizations emerged to protect the Louisiana coast. The Pontchartrain Conservancy (originally known as the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation) and the Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana were new organizations, but the problems they sought to correct
With an 8-0 vote, Plaquemines Parish Council voted against the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion as it will hurt the Parishes economy and culture. In the strongest note of resistance to date, the Plaquemines Parish Council has decided to oppose Louisiana’s $2
He worked in oil and now is looking for land for solar energy. He see the shift when will the State? As a geologist, Kirk Barrell has studied what lies below ground for decades on the hunt for oil and
More symbolic than effective, the New Orleans City Council yest said no to the Formosa plant. The New Orleans City Council expressed unanimous opposition Thursday to the planned Formosa Plastics plant in St. James Parish, raising concerns about how the
Expect another more active hurricane season in 2021, with 17 named storms, including eight hurricanes, with four of those being major, Category 3 or above, climatologists with the Colorado State University Tropical Weather and Climate Research team said Thursday. The