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“What Louisiana knows so well is what communities around the world are learning — preparing for the last disaster isn’t enough.”

In Louisiana, Gov. John Bel Edwards views the potential for transforming coastal habitats in his state as an unprecedented opportunity. The 10X Water Summit is just one more collaborative step in Louisiana’s continuing advancement in technologies, science and knowledge that not only benefit the future survival of our coastal communities, but have applications to other states, regions and communities around the world.

 

 

As Climate Changes, Southern States Will Suffer More Than Others

In a new study in the journal Science, researchers analyzed the economic harm that climate change could inflict on the United States in the coming century.

The crisis at Lake Mead is about more than just a lack of water; rather how well we plan to use the water. There are signs that precede the data, visible information that asks us to pause and reflect on the potential implications (AZ Republic). READ MORE

Ten Across Water Summit Planned in Baton Rouge

A Ten Across Water Summit is being held in Baton Rouge May 16-17 to explore water issues along the 2,400-mile Interstate 10 corridor from Los Angeles to Jacksonville, Florida. The inaugural invitation-only event is limited to 200 participants and being hosted by Arizona State University and The Water Institute of the Gulf in Baton Rouge, in partnership with The Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the cities of Baton Rouge and Phoenix.

Connecting cities to drive change: ASU co-hosts first Ten Across Water Summit

Journalists who report on major environmental issues — climate change, excess water and drought — often struggle to find effective ways to connect their stories to the public. The challenge is to “make it seem immediate for people,” said Michael Kimmelman, architecture critic for the New York Times, who often writes about climate change..

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