From 2013 to 2017, Bob Marshall covered environmental issues for The Lens, with a special focus on coastal restoration and wetlands. While at The Times-Picayune, his work chronicling the people, stories and issues of Louisiana’s wetlands was recognized with two Pulitzer Prizes and other awards. In 2012 Marshall was a member of the inaugural class inducted into the Loyola University School of Communications Den of Distinction.
Trump has called climate change a hoax and pledged to roll back regulations that restrict greenhouse gas emissions. Scientists say if those emissions aren’t reduced, seas worldwide could rise 6.5 feet. That would put most of coastal Louisiana underwater.