Entergy Sponsors Climate Resiliency Workshop With Loyola University
“Most New Orleanians have dealt with flooding at one point or another, and climate change threatens to make this problem even worse.
To inspire young people to help find new solutions to the flooding issues presented by climate change, Entergy recently sponsored a week-long educational symposium, Loyola Academy Science + Design, hosted by Loyola University. This was Entergy’s second year sponsoring the workshop
‘Climate change poses a significant risk for our communities,’ said Patty Riddlebarger, vice president of corporate social responsibility for Entergy Corporation. ‘Through our support for the Loyola Science Academy, we hope to increase the resiliency of our communities and equip students and residents with the knowledge and tools to advocate for effective storm water management practices and policies to combat climate change.’
Loyola professors Dr. Aimée Thomas and Dr. Bob Thomas led the group of 20 high school and university students, and recent university graduates to teach them how green and gray infrastructure can help mitigate against the impact of climate change…”
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