Friday, September 16, 2005

Rebuilding New Orleans -- Venice or Amsterdam

Wetlands restoration, improved levees, living with the water and/or diverting Mississippi sediment -- the experts are considering long-term solutions for the combination of subsidence and global warming that will sink NO a meter deeper by the end of the century.  Link: HURRICANE KATRINA: Scientists Weigh Options for Rebuilding New Orleans -- Bohannon and Enserink 309 (5742): 1808 -- Science.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/2005/09/rebuilding_new_.html

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