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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) dropped a report this week (following this fairly damning one ) outlining the potential (and likely) effects of rising sea levels on several U.S. cities. New Orleans of course is on the list ? ...

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Old 07-27-2011, 06:30 PM   #1
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Rising sea levels could send the Gulf to your backyard

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) dropped a report this week (following this fairly damning one) outlining the potential (and likely) effects of rising sea levels on several U.S. cities. New Orleans of course is on the list ? the NRDC says its one of "the most vulnerable cities in the United States to the impacts of climate change, due to its low elevation, land subsidence rates, sea level rise, and prediction of more intense hurricanes."? [ Read more ]

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The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) dropped a report this week (following this fairly damning one) outlining the potential (and likely) effects of rising sea levels on several U.S. cities. New Orleans of course is on the list ? the NRDC says its one of "the most vulnerable cities in the United States to the impacts of climate change, due to its low elevation, land subsidence rates, sea level rise, and prediction of more intense hurricanes."? [ Read more ]

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Old 07-27-2011, 07:09 PM   #3
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Old 07-28-2011, 01:37 AM   #5
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I'm 900 feet up where I am at. I should be safe...
yea...for now...

sadly, no one is paying attention at all to climate change...especially when we have the means to do something about it *sigh*
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