Nontoxic treated wood used in Make It Right homes starts to rot
January 4, 2014, 4:05 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Something is rotting in the state of Louisiana ... and it would be the eco-friendly lumber found in 30 of the LEED-certified, storm-resistant New Orleans homes built by Brad Pitt's green rebuilding foundation.
Katrina-like storm surges could become norm
March 18, 2013, 3:44 p.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Storm surge is seawater pushed ahead of a storm, mainly by strong winds. Onshore, the surge can rise several feet in just a few minutes.
'Catastrophe in the Making: The Engineering of Katrina and the Disasters of Tomorrow'
June 7, 2010, 10:44 a.m. by Jessica Knoblauch
The suffering of New Orleans offers valuable lessons -- but is the U.S. paying attention?
Should residents of Hurricane Highway islands keep rebuilding?
June 3, 2009, 1:46 p.m. by Stephanie Rogers
Some question whether such intensive use of resources is really a smart idea.