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Louisiana official: State adapting to ‘new normal’ of climate change

September 11, 2019

Louisiana’s top official for coastal issues says state and local officials must learn to live with the “new normal” of climate change.

Chip Kline, chairman of the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, acknowledged that not everyone agrees human activities are causing the climate to change. But regardless of the causes, the effects are undeniable, he said.