Climate Change and What That Means to Louisiana

Carol Franze  |  3/15/2011 12:45:17 AM

On Tuesday, January 25, 2011, The League of Women Voters of St. Tammany coordinated a panel from the LSU AgCenter, Louisiana Sea Grant and the Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program at LSU to talk about climate change and what that means to Louisiana.

Barbara Dodds arranged panel topics that included a general discuss of climate change; agriculture and wildlife changes; and legal issues. Panelist stressed how temperature and rainfall amounts have changed over time; what that might mean in the future; and how to recognize and adapt to the changes to our lifestyles and environment.

To find out more about the discussions you can view the PowerPoint presentations by following the links below:

Planning to Protect:How we might think about a changing Climate and be more prepared.
Lynne Carter, Associate Director, Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program, a stakeholder- driven program focusing on serving the climate information needs of the south-central US.
  • Climate Change Impacts: Agriculture/Wildlife.
    Bobby Fletcher, Southeast Regional Director, LSU AgCenter
    Carol Franze, Marine Extension Agent, Sea Grant/LSU AgCenter
  • Truth or Consequences: Do States of Denial about Sea Level Rise=Government Liability?
    Melissa Daigle, Legal Coordinator, LA Sea Grant Program
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