In the last 80 years, Louisiana alone has lost an area of coastal land the size of Delaware.
Congress acknowledged climate change through the rising of sea levels last year, but no progress has been made on how to protect from the future risks of flooding.
Congress did something unusual last year. It passed a bill that acknowledged that sea levels are rising — i.e., that climate change is happening. The measure in question, buried near the end of a 584-page transportation