User Login

Login Access

Search the Collections

Climate Initiatives Task Force (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-11-13

Duration: 00:06:16

Subjects: Climate change | Environment | Renewable energy


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Kline, Chip Interviewee
  • Vorhoff, Harry Interviewee


This segment from the November 13, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the first meeting of the Louisiana Climate Initiatives Task Force. He interviews Chip Kline, the chairman of the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and the chairman of the Task Force, and Harry Vorhoff, the deputy director of the Governor’s Office of Coastal Activities. They discuss: Louisiana being at the front lines of the effect of climate change; the task force’s goal of making recommendations to cut 100% of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050; the potential for utilizing wind energy offshore; striking the balance between renewable energy and fossil fuels; the two strategies of adaptation and mitigation; and the task force members.