Louisiana has not developed a statewide adaptation plan. Other resources from the Adaptation Clearinghouse, which have been developed by the state and localities to help communities prepare for climate change, are highlighted below.  

The Georgetown Climate Center’s State Adaptation Progress Tracker, which tracks the progress states are making in preparing for the impacts of climate change, was supported by the MacArthur Foundation.


State Agency Plans

Resource Name Sector(s) Covered Date
Louisiana 2017 Coastal Master Plan Biodiversity and ecosystems, Coastal, Cultural resources, Fish and fisheries, Land management and conservation, Land use and built environment, Tourism and recreation, Frontline Communities, Wildlife June 2, 2017
Louisiana's 2012 Coastal Master Plan Agriculture and food, Biodiversity and ecosystems, Coastal, Fish and fisheries, Land management and conservation, Frontline Communities, Water resources May 22, 2012

Local and Regional Plans

Resource Name Date
New Orleans Climate-Smart Cities Decision-Support/Mapping Tool 2017
Resilient New Orleans: Strategic Action to Shape Our Future City August 25, 2015
Lafourche Parish, Louisiana Comprehensive Resiliency Plan April 8, 2014
Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan November 2013
Jean Lafitte Tomorrow - Town Resiliency Plan April 2013
Vision 3030: Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana Comprehensive Plan February 2013
St. Bernard Parish Coastal Zone Management Program 2012
Plan for the 21st Century - New Orleans 2030 (City of New Orleans, Louisiana Master Plan) August 12, 2010

More Featured Resources

Resource Name Resource Category Date
Louisiana Strategic Adaptation for Future Environments (LA SAFE) Solutions 2018
Louisiana Coastal Hazard Mitigation Guidebook Planning May 2008
Louisiana Resiliency Assistance Program Funding
Louisiana's Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast - Integrated Ecosystem Restoration and Hurricane Protection Planning 2007

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