28 Aug '16, 3pm

“There’s so much need”: #Louisiana faces a looming health crisis, says @JMConstible. https://t.co/bCy29WDI00

It’s one thing to read scientific reports about the mental health impacts of climate and weather disasters and quite another to watch those impacts play out in real time on your Facebook feed. I used to live in Louisiana—first in Baton Rouge, and then in Lafayette—and my work took me from the sleepiest bayou towns to the restless energy of New Orleans. Since I moved back north, I’ve watched my friends there deal with one crisis after another, including the largest marine oil spill in U.S. history and a summer of violence by and against police . And now, because of an unnamed 1,000-year storm consistent with the supercharged weather we expect in a changed climate, once-familiar neighborhoods are alien. Streets and houses are covered by mucky brown water that will be slow to subside because of additional rainfall and a phenomenon called “backwater flooding ”. Large swaths of...

Full article: https://www.nrdc.org/experts/juanita-constible/theres-so-...

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