Climate Change Adaptation - Louisiana

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Climate Change History

Louisiana, as a state, has not formally acknowledged that climate change is occurring.  There are no plans or activities linked directly to Climate Change in Louisiana.

Current & Future Action

Louisiana is currently to engaged in extensive coastal restoration efforts.

Pilot Programs/Current Studies

The state does not, as yet, have any specific pilots or case studies dealing with wetlands and climate change.

For More Information

Specific information about several coastal restoration projects is available from the following URLs:

Dedicated Land Bridge: http://lacoast.gov/reports/gpfs/BA-36.pdf

East Marsh Island: http://lacoast.gov/reports/gpfs/TV-21.pdf

Little Lake: http://lacoast.gov/reports/gpfs/BA-37.pdf

Bayou Dupont: http://lacoast.gov/reports/gpfs/BA-39.pdf