On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, coronavirus

Biden on Wednesday planned to halt construction on Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall, end the ban on travel from some Muslim-majority countries, rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and the World Health Organization and revoke the approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, aides said.

Water Outages in Reserve, Garyville & Mt. Airy

  West Baton Rouge officials discuss new solar panels

Bending the rules to create a better infrastructure for our environment

  U.S. Army awards LSU $10 million for climate change research

  50 countries vow to protect 30% of land and sea by 2030

LSU student served on Biden-Harris campaign’s climate committee

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Biden introduces his climate team, says ‘no time to waste’

Feds to delay seeking legal protection for monarch butterfly

As leaders set fresh climate goals, Biden pledges US support

Five years on, signs that Paris climate accord is working

Tired of it: The ugly truth about waste tires

UN calls on humanity to end ‘war on nature,’ go carbon-free

Report: Climate change damaging more World Heritage sites

Sixteen World Heritage sites have deteriorated since the last World Heritage Outlook was released three years ago, while only eight improved, said the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

  Trump slams global climate agreement Biden intends to rejoin

President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord on Sunday, telling world leaders at a virtual summit that the agreement was designed to cripple the U.S. economy, not save the planet.

Governor initiates new climate change efforts

On Monday, Nov. 9, Governor John Bel Edwards kicked off two new initiatives to address climate change.

US formally exits Paris pact aiming to curb climate change

Some 189 countries remain committed to the 2015 Paris accord, which aims to keep the increase in average temperatures worldwide “well below” 2 degrees Celsius.

  Solar power facility in WBR Parish officially up and running

UN: Climate change means more weather disasters every year

It’s in the air we breathe: Microplastic in the atmosphere prompts new study at LSU

  SHOWCASING LOUISIANA: Metairie artist makes unique Mardi Gras throws

  Entergy one step closer to building one of the largest solar facilities in La.

Scientists, conservation leaders touring Wax Lake Delta

  How safe is Baton Rouge tap water? Water company and environmental group disagree

A new 2019 database report released Oct.22 by the national environmental non-profit, Environmental Working Group (EWG), says Baton Rouge tap water contains four different contaminants that are over EWG’s health guidelines, but well below federal limits (where applicable).

LSU professor refines process to make biodegradable Mardi Gras beads

An LSU researcher is refining a process to make biodegradable beads that could keep tens of thousands of pounds of plastic beads from entering the environment each year.