A football field every half hour: that’s an estimate of how fast land is sinking along Louisiana’s Gulf Coast. The land at risk is currently home to more than 2 million people and is a key component of Louisiana’s economy. A panel joins Diane to talk about what’s being done to save the coast.

Guests

  • William Dawson U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • Shea Penland coastal geologist
  • Charles Groat director, Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy, University of Texas at Austin

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Readers Review: “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving

Wednesday, Oct 29 2014For our October Readers’ Review: a novella that became an instant classic when it was written nearly two centuries ago. It is the ghostly tale of a lanky loner and a headless horseman. Some even call it the first American horror story. Join Diane and her guests for a discussion of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” by Washington Irving.

Campaign Spending On State Judicial Elections

Wednesday, Oct 29 2014Campaign spending has reached new heights in some state judicial elections. Please join us to talk about the growing need to raise and spend money in judicial elections and how this spending may affect judicial integrity and public confidence.