“Let us all come together so we can go as one and move another place instead of flooding out every year because we’re getting older,” says one resident of Pecan Acres, in Pointe Coupee Parish. “We’ll be better off. We won’t got to worry about worrying when the storms come.”
Fast-rising sea levels at Louisiana's Isle de Jean Charles is forcing the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians from their home. But their planned departure could provide a roadmap for moving low-lying communities around the world.
Countries gathered at this week's global climate conference in Paris are trying to find ways to grow their economies while cutting greenhouse gas pollution. But there's one huge economy that's already doing it: California.
Hurricane Katrina exploited and forever altered the landscape of Louisiana. As reconstruction gets underway in New Orleans, scientists are looking at the underlying foundation of the levees and the surrounding wetlands for answers to what went wrong, and