Ida Showed the Fossil Fuel Industry Has Left Louisiana Defenseless

GizModo VR

Above us was LA-1, an elevated highway nicknamed the “Gateway to the Gulf” because it is the only connector between what can still be considered mainland Louisiana to Grand… Read more.

Louisiana Republicans Hold Climate Policy Hostage Over Abortion

GizModo VR

In the middle of hurricane season, Republicans in Louisiana are blocking funding that would bolster flood protection in New Orleans—all because the city is resisting efforts to criminalize abortion.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Shocking Aerial Images Show Extent of Ida’s Damage in Louisiana

GizModo VR

Hurricane Ida slammed into the Gulf Coast this weekend, but we’re still getting a handle on the damages from the storm.

New Orleans Loses Power as Hurricane Ida Inundates Louisiana

GizModo VR

hurricane ida new orleans ida disaster accident wwl environment david hammer entergy tropical cyclones hurricane katrina jefferson parish louisiana geography of louisiana atlantic hurricane season jerome zeringue wwl tv atlantic hurricanes

Evacuations Underway as Hurricane Laura Beelines for Louisiana and Texas

GizModo VR

This week, Louisiana caught a fortunate break from Tropical Storm Marco, which rapidly lost steam before its a projected landfall. hurricane laura hurricanes hurricane season texas louisiana

Hurricane-Ravaged Louisiana Just Can't Catch a Break

GizModo VR

Hurricane Delta tore through southern Louisiana late Friday evening, leaving hundreds of thousands without power in a state still reeling from the last powerful windstorm that hit the region just six weeks ago. hurricane delta hurricanes louisiana extreme weather

National Guard Cracks Down on String of Cyberattacks in Louisiana Ahead of Election: Report

GizModo VR

The Louisiana National Guard stepped in to thwart a series of cyberattacks after several government offices across the state were targeted in recent weeks, according to a Friday Reuters report. ransomware cyberattacks louisiana cyber attack 2020 election 2020 presidential election

The Louisiana City Struck by Two Hurricanes Last Year Is Suffering in This Week's Deep Freeze

GizModo VR

On Monday night, the temperature in Lake Charles, Louisiana dipped to 14 degrees Fahrenheit (7.8 degrees Celsius), more than 30 degrees Fahrenheit (17.2 degrees Celsius) below average.

Deadly Superbug Fungus Spotted in Louisiana for the First Time

GizModo VR

A worrying superbug fungus has been spotted in Louisiana for the first time.

315,000-Gallon Diesel Spill Kills Thousands of Animals in Louisiana

GizModo VR

million liters) of diesel into an environmentally sensitive area in Louisiana last month, killing thousands of animals, the AP reported Thursday. A decades-old pipeline spilled 315,000 gallons (1.2

After Hurricane Ida, the Map of Louisiana May Never Look the Same Again

GizModo VR

Satellite images of Louisiana taken before and after Hurricane Ida show a dramatically altered coastline, with many low-lying areas still inundated with water.

Louisiana Activists Face Terrorism Charges, 15 Years in Prison for Harmless Plastic Stunt

GizModo VR

Two Louisiana environmental justice activists face up to 15 years in prison for—wait for it—delivering boxes of plastic to oil and gas lobbyists.

'Cancer Alley' Residents Accuse Louisiana of Racial Discrimination in EPA Pollution Complaints

GizModo VR

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is investigating two Louisiana agencies for alleged discrimination against predominantly Black communities in a part of the Bayou State known as “Cancer Alley.”

Louisiana Representative Boldly Offers to Make His State a ‘Sanctuary’ for Fossil Fuels

GizModo VR

A brave Louisiana legislator has a plan to protect poor, helpless fossil fuels by offering up his state as a safe space where they can be dug up, refined, and burned free from judgment (and government regulation).

Hurricane Ida Is Hitting Louisiana Amid a Covid-19 Surge. It's a Nightmare in the Making

GizModo VR

Hurricane Ida has officially made landfall in Louisiana. There’s never a good time for one of the worst storms to ever strike the state to make landfall, but now is a particularly nightmarish moment. Read more.

Louisiana Governor Spends Time at COP26 Touring One of the UK’s Biggest Polluters

GizModo VR

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards is one of a number of officials attending the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow. As with most people at the conference, known as COP26, he was there to tout his commitment to a safe climate. Read more.

Flying a Drone Near a Pipeline Could Soon Cost You $4,000 in Louisiana

GizModo VR

Louisiana’s looking out to protect its pipelines and chemical plants from drone, raising the specter of nefarious climate protesters to pass the legislation.

Indigenous Communities Feel Like a ‘Sacrifice Zone’ in the Wake of Ida’s Destruction

GizModo VR

Since Sunday, she’s been hard at work gathering data on the damage Hurricane Ida wrought in her corner of southeast Louisiana. Christine Verdin, 62, serves on the recovery committee for the Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe, of which she is a member.

EON Reality and University of Louisiana Announce Partnership for New EON-XR Rollout

EonReality

EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new partnership with the University of Louisiana for an EON-XR rollout across their campus.

EON Reality and University of Louisiana Announce Partnership for New EON-XR Rollout

EON Reality

IRVINE, CA, October 21, 2021 – EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new partnership with the University of Louisiana for an EON-XR rollout across their campus. The EON-XR rollout will focus on bringing EON Reality’s flagship solution to University of Louisiana students and faculty members, while also providing an XR hub for the surrounding area.

These Rogue Glass Recyclers Want to Create New Sand for Louisiana's Coast

GizModo VR

A glass recycling and shoreline restoration project in New Orleans was inspired by a bottle of wine. Cofounders Franziska Trautmann and Max Steitz met as students at Tulane University.

Hurricane Laura Shows Us the Injustice of the Climate Crisis

GizModo VR

With the storm came more than 9 feet of storm surge in parts of Louisiana. Hurricane Laura tied the strongest storm to hit Louisiana on record,… Read more. hurricane laura weather is happening climate injustice louisiana

Ugh, Zeta

GizModo VR

The storm is expected to reach Louisiana by Wednesday and batter a state that’s spent much too much time in the bullseye this year. hurricane season hurricanes gulf of mexico louisiana gulf coast

Satellite Photos Reveal Extent of Power Outages Across Hurricane-Stricken New Orleans

GizModo VR

Satellite images taken before and after Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana this week are showcasing the upsetting extent to which people have suffered without power in New Orleans.

Hey Exxon, Maybe Stop Tweeting

GizModo VR

You quite literally can’t write this joke: Exxon, one of the companies most responsible for the climate crisis, tweeted Monday that it was keeping people in Louisiana and the Gulf Coast affected by Hurricane Ida in its “thoughts and prayers.”

New Orleans to Require Vaccination or Negative Covid-19 Test to Enter Bars, Stadiums, and More

GizModo VR

vaccination health medical pharma cantrell passports life sciences vaccination requirements for international travel biotechnology immunology latoya cantrell articles covid 19 pandemic in louisiana medical specialties

New Orleans Arcade Destroyed by Vandal Needs Your Help

GizModo VR

new orleans matt ray the times picayunethe new orleans advocate geography of louisiana geography of the united states wolf judah lea cities in the united states gofundme

'The Trifecta of Disasters' : This Black-Owned Business in New Orleans Survived Hurricane Katrina and the BP Oil Spill. Now It's Facing Covid-19

GizModo VR

louisiana hurricane katrina bp oil spill covid 19 coronavirus food black owned business a la carte specialty foods nolaKarl Turner has loved seafood for a long time. Read more.

Come Little Children, This Hocus Pocus Inspired Cookbook Has Wonderfully Witchy Treats

GizModo VR

cuisine winifred sanderson crab cake cake jimi hendrix condiments foods bridget thoreson bette midler food and drink sauces rick cuisine of new orleans louisiana cuisine danish cuisine hospitality recreation remoulade blondie“You know, I’ve always wanted a child.

How to Help People Impacted by Hurricane Laura

GizModo VR

Early this morning, Hurricane Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana, battering the region with winds up to 150 mph. There is already one confirmed fatality , and Louisiana Gov. While there is already extensive damage in Louisiana, Laura… Read more.

Phones could one day identify you by your grip

Digital Trends

Researchers at Louisiana State University have found a way to use A.I. to help phones analyze how users are holding them. Feature Mobile ai Artificial intelligence biometrics

Alligator Attack in Ida Floodwaters Leaves Man Missing and Presumed Dead

GizModo VR

A 71-year-old Louisiana man is presumed dead after an alligator lurking in Hurricane Ida’s floodwaters attacked him on Monday. Read more. alligator disaster accident environment alligatoridae crocodilians lance vitter

Big Mound on LSU Campus Is the Oldest Known Human-Made Structure in the Americas, Scientists Say

GizModo VR

A team of scientists has determined that a large mound on the campus of Louisiana State University is the oldest known human-made structure in the Americas, according to a paper published in the American Journal of Science.

How to Help Hurricane Ida Victims Right Now

GizModo VR

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana on Sunday as a powerful Category 4 storm, dumping flooding rain whipped by sustained winds of more than 150 mph (241 kph).

Hurricane Delta Is Heading for the Petrochemical Hub That Hurricane Laura Hit Six Weeks Ago

GizModo VR

Louisiana can’t catch a break. Just six weeks after Category 4 Hurricane Laura made landfall and took over two dozen lives , another powerful storm is on its way. Read more. hurricanes hurricane season hurricane delta hurricane laura environmental justice

Dildo Drone Interrupts ‘Tough on Crime’ New Mexico Sheriff’s Speech, Chaos Ensues

GizModo VR

geography of new mexico chilly gonzales manny gonzales albuquerque new mexico donald trump rappers politics gonzales louisiana musicians ashby dreyer kaelan ashby dreyer albuquerque police department mark moores tim keller manuel gonzales iii

Join us Wednesday, September 9 to watch Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator demo day live

TechCrunch VR

The 2020 class of Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator is graduating with an official demo day on Wednesday at 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT), and you can watch all the teams present their startups live via the stream above.