The White House Smart Cities Initiative announced an expansion to include over $80 million in new federal investments and the doubling of the number of participating cities and communities, exceeding 70 in total. Miami-Dade County and Broward County are partners of this Better Communities Alliance. Read the full story here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/09/26/fact-sheet-announcing-over-80-million-new-federal-investment-and
Read the full story from News Chief here: http://www.newschief.com/opinion/20160923/matt-surrency-cities-should-think-regionally In this opinion piece, Matt Surrency, the former president of the Florida League of Cities, expresses support for cities to think regionally, rather than independently. He believes this collaboration could help Florida address two pressing issues: diminishing water resources and the infrastructure upgrades needed to maintain current […]
Read the full story from The Conversation here: http://theconversation.com/can-a-single-region-in-florida-show-the-state-how-to-adapt-to-climate-change-63298 The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact exemplifies an innovative and effective way to create a culture of adaptation in a region already experiencing the effects of climate change. The Compact’s template of coordinated multi-regional climate action is one the U.S. could replicate in other regions.
July, 2016 Report Eighteen U.S. military installations are exposed to risks associated with sea level rise. The infrastructure, housing for personnel, and training and testing grounds at these installations are subject to increasing floods and loss of land. This analysis recommends that Congress and the Department of Defense allocate support and resources for adaptive measures […]
Sea Level Rise Nuisance Flooding Green House Gas Emissions Saltwater Intrusion Public Health/Heat Index Severe Storms Sea Surface Temp Precipitation and Drought Plant Hardiness Indicators of Climate Change The Earth’s climate and conditions are changing. For us here […]
Tiding From the King Tide TALK – The Nature Conservancy blog. The good news is that nature gives us a pretty big suite of options to add to our existing toolkit. New Pumps on Miami Beach Prevent Flooding Ahead of King Tide Miami News Station Channel 10. Investment in infrastructure proves itself during king tide. Streets […]