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Hurricane Laura Shows Us the Injustice of the Climate Crisis

Hurricane Laura Shows Us the Injustice of the Climate Crisis

Hurricane Laura slammed into the Gulf Coast Wednesday night with winds making it nearly a Category 5 storm upon making landfall. With the storm came more than 2.74 m of storm surge in parts of Louisiana. This level of water is incomprehensible. Hurricane Laura tied the strongest storm to hit…

Louisiana Could Run Out Of Ventilators Next Week As Covid-19 Deaths Spike

Louisiana Could Run Out Of Ventilators Next Week As Covid-19 Deaths Spike

The Governor of Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, warned on Wednesday that the state could run out of life-saving ventilators by next week after the number of covid-19 cases spiked dramatically in the past few days. Louisiana has currently identified at least 1,785 cases and 65 deaths from the new coronavirus,…