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January 17, 2020
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Jan

NOLA.com: Louisiana tribes file complaint with United Nations over U.S. inaction on climate change

Four coastal Louisiana tribes that claim the U.S. government has violated their human rights by failing to take action on climate change submitted a formal complaint Wednesday to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Sea-level rise and coastal erosion are drowning tribal burial sites in South Louisiana, according to the complaint.  
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17
Jan

NOLA: com – Deadline set for residents of vanishing Isle de Jean Charles to apply for relocation

Residents of a sinking Louisiana island have until the end of the month to apply for a new home under a first-of-its-kind federal program to help people retreat from the effects of climate change. The state Office of Community Development set Jan. 31 as the deadline for Isle de Jean Charles residents to request resettlement...
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