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Dr. Stan Meiburg, Dr. Craig Colten and Ann Weaver, CPF, join The Water Institute as Senior Advisors

Dec 15, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Dec. 15, 2021) – Nationally recognized experts in environmental policy, community resilience and adaptation, and the human face of c...

Celebrating a decade of science and collaboration: Newsletter

Dec 13, 2021

The Water Institute of the Gulf (The Water Institute) is celebrating a decade of connecting public, private, and academic collaborators to address som...

The Water Institute of the Gulf celebrates 10 years of science and collaboration

Dec 1, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Dec. 1, 2021) – The Water Institute of the Gulf (The Water Institute) is celebrating a decade of connecting public, private, and aca...

Modeling Tool to Evaluate Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Policies Now Available to the Public

Nov 3, 2021

BATON ROUGE, La. (Nov. 3, 2021) – A new tool, the Energy Policy Simulator (EPS), developed by the non-partisan think tank Energy Innovation, LLC, in c...

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Gov. John Bel Edwards' 'net zero' plan calls for dramatically reshaping Louisiana economy

Jan 11, 2022

Louisiana’s nearly final plan for reducing carbon emissions to “net zero” by 2050 focuses on “three pillars” - a dramatic shift to electricity from re...

Public Comment Sought On Parish's Plans for Restore Act Funds

Dec 27, 2021

Morgan City Coastal Resilience Laboratory. The parish government would be partners with the Water Institute of the Gulf in “piloting projects for impl...

As Charleston seawall plan inches forward, many ask: Are there greener options?

Dec 19, 2021

A study by the Corps and the Water Institute of the Gulf is also ongoing right now on how to account for the natural improvements in the cost ratio. E...

Louisiana parishes face some of highest flood risk of any U.S. counties, new study says

Oct 18, 2021

It will come as no surprise to anyone who’s been caught in a sudden downpour in New Orleans, Lake Charles or many points between. A new analysis layin...

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