127. Scientific American republished an article by E&E News titled "Levees Wont Save Louisiana from a Climate Existential Crisis”
- Report published by the State of Louisiana Department of Community Development - Disaster Recovery Unit director Patrick Forbes and funded by HUD titled, Our Land and Water A Regional Approach to Adaptation. Published April 2019
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.