Scientific American republished an article by E&E News titled Levees Won’t Save Louisiana from a Climate “Existential Crisis”

FAQ#: 127 published 6-2-2019

Scientific American republished an article by E&E News titled "Levees Won’t Save Louisiana from a Climate Existential Crisis
Republished E&E News article can be found at Scientific American article Levees Won’t Save Louisiana from a Climate Existential Crisis
 
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HUD Sponsored the report that the State of Louisiana OCD-DRU created and presented. It was part of the National Disaster Resilience Competition HUD sponsored with $1 billion in grants. The competition is designed to provide a national model for adaptation. Louisiana wasn't first in prize money but it did earn it's spot amongst 13 other states. 

The report is intended to serve as a national model for adaptation. The Department of Housing and Urban Development funded the $40 million project in 2016 through its National Disaster Resilience Competition, which allocated $1 billion to 13 states and cities, from California to Minot, N.D., to develop responses to climate change. 

 

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