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The Compact was formalized following the 2009 Southeast Florida Climate Leadership Summit, when elected officials came together to discuss challenges and strategies for responding to the impacts of climate change. The Compact outlines an ongoing collaborative effort among the Compact Counties to foster sustainability and climate resilience at a regional scale.

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“Five years ago, local leaders down here, Republicans and Democrats, formed the bipartisan Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact — an agreement to work together to fight climate change. And it’s become a model not just for the country, but for the world. ”

– President Barack Obama

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Sea level rise is accelerating in Florida, scientists warn

Sea level rise is accelerating in South Florida, where the rapid rise could cause a drastic increase in flooding capable of causing “significant risks to life and property.”

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Communities and Experts Collaborate for Climate Resilience

Resilience Dialogues, a project launched in late 2015 to help communities reduce their climate-related risks and build community resilience, has facilitated online dialogues for communities across the country, including Hallandale Beach in Southeast Florida.

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Sea Level Rise Will Flood Hundreds of Cities in the Near Future

A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists mapped the rate of sea level rise for hundreds of coastal communities.

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#SLR in SE #FL is accelerating. @DinahVP examines what's happening now & why, SLR projections, & what's being done https://t.co/6L1rRBt1C8

About 6 days ago from SEFL Climate Compact's Twitter via Hootsuite


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Regional Climate Action Plan

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Developed through an extensive stakeholder engagement process, the Compact Partner Counties are pleased to announce the release of the Regional Climate Action Plan, which contains 110 recommendations for a more resilient Southeast Florida. To download the Plan and supporting appendices, go to the Compact Documents page.

“County governments estimate that the damages could rise to billions or even trillions of dollars. In and around Miami, local officials are grappling head on with the problem.”

– Coral Davenport, New York Times, May 7, 2014

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