Stories tagged "New Orleans"

July 11, 2019

Barry May Hit NOLA, Poses An Unprecedented Threat

By Alexandra Patel and Monica Medina On Wednesday, New Orleans got a preview of coming disasters.  Severe thunderstorms that dumped between 6 and 7 inches of rain on the city in just 3 hours prompted tornado warnings and inundated the downtown area with water, causing...

March 6, 2019

One Mardi Gras Thing: Biodegradable Beads

What’s Mardi Gras without the beads?  They are the symbol of the event — a “must have” if you are there for the celebration.  Last year, Huffington Post reports that almost 1,200 tons of trash were collected after the Mardi Gras parade —...

May 24, 2018

Our Daily Planet: Premature Births Drop When Coal and Oil Plants Shut Down, California Encourages Cover Crops to Create Carbon Sinks, New Orleans Levees At Risk of Failure, Straw Bans Picking Up Steam, CHOW On Tap, Wily Coyotes Taking Over, One Cool Thing: Meet NASA’s Super Cool Climate Change Satellites

Our Daily Planet: Plastic Straw Bans Gain Steam, Air Pollution Causes Preterm Births, And Cool New Climate Satellites! Campaign URL Copy Facebook 0 likes Twitter 0 tweets Google +1 Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български...