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Louisiana Considered: Chronicling the climate crisis with Elizabeth Rush

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Image courtesy of Bike Baton Rouge
  • Karl Lengel hosted this Monday’s episode of Louisiana Considered.
  • Author Elizabeth Rush discusses the continuing impact of her 2018 book on how climate change affects human communities, “Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore.” She also talks about her 2019 trip to Antarctica to research the continent’s diminishing glaciers, which is the topic of an upcoming book.
  • Bicycle advocate Mark E. Martin joins us once again to talk about the dangers posed to cyclists on Louisiana roads. Martin is the founder of Bike Baton Rouge, a nonprofit organization that engages in bike advocacy and education in the Capital City.
Karl Lengel has returned to New Orleans to serve as WWNO’s local host for All Things Considered, a post he held here pre-Katrina. Besides radio, Karl has had a long theatrical career too; read on to learn all about our talented and versatile announcer!
Aubry is a reporter, producer and operations assistant in Baton Rouge.