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Several New Orleans state legislators joined a group of environmental leaders on Thursday to warn that global warming is increasing the threat to the state’s coastal communities from sea level rise and hurricane storm surge.
“By 2050, if we don’t do anything to stop it, the city of New Orleans will be surrounded by the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico,” said Walt Leger III, speaker pro tempore of the state House of Representatives.