Brian Jacobs

Brian Jacobs is the Knight-Mozilla Open News Fellow at ProPublica.

  • Lousiana has a crazy plan to save its sinking coastline

    The state hopes to save its rapidly disappearing coastline with a 50-year, $50 billion plan based on science that’s never been tested and money it doesn’t have. What could go wrong?

  • Losing Ground

    Louisiana is drowning, quickly

    One of the greatest environmental and economic disasters in the nation’s history is rushing toward a catastrophic conclusion over the next 50 years, so far unabated and largely unnoticed.