Louisiana’s $50-billion Bet on the Issue of Climate Change and Sea Level Rise

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The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released the 2017 draft for a 5-year Master Plan which calls for spending $50 billion for coastal restoration and protection during the next 50 years. Overall, the plan represents an outstanding effort by CPRA. Notably, the Plan estimates sea level rise caused by climate change to be 1.4 to 2.7 feet in that time span. This estimate is consistent with recent scientific studies which forecast approximately 6 feet of sea level rise in our children’s lifetimes (by the end of this century). 1,2,3

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