President-elect Donald Trump has promised to pull the United States out of a world emissions agreement and end Obama administration carbon regulations.

Coastal scientists say that could lead to sea level rise of more than 6 feet along our coast — not counting subsidence.

What does that mean for the Coastal Master Plan?

And what can local businesses and individuals do?

Join us as environmental reporter Bob Marshall talks with Steve Cochran, campaign director of the Restore the Mississippi River Delta Coalition.

This event is co-sponsored with WWNO-FM.

Here’s a story that will give some background on Trump’s intentions:


Date: Thursday, Nov. 17

Time: 8 to 9 a.m. Doors open at 7:30 a.m.

RSVP: Please click here or email

Location: Basin St. Station, 4th floor, 501 Basin St. at St. Louis Street

Parking: Complimentary parking is available with a dashboard parking pass that is distributed by a Basin St. Station staff member who will be standing in front of the building the morning of the breakfast. This map shows the location of the parking lot and access points.

EVENT RECORDING is available here.


Breakfast with the Newsmakers is a business-social event that aims to engage The Lens’ audience with one another and with the people making news around New Orleans. Newsmakers events are open to the public. They are free to Lens members, with a $10 suggested donation for non-members.