The Great Footprint Debate, Updated

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In the tumultuous aftermath of the 2005 Katrina deluge, New Orleanians debated passionately a fundamental geographical question: should the city close down flood-damaged neighborhoods and shrink its urban “footprint” in the interest of environmental sustainability, or does every citizen have a right to return to their home? Tulane geographer Richard Campanella revisits “the Great Footprint […]