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12 Dec 2016

Op-Ed: Is Florida’s climate change model – denial at the Capitol, frantic action at the beach – in store for the U.S. under Trump?

Read the full editorial from LA Times here:

This editorial suggests there is a disconnect between Florida’s urgent need to address climate change challenges and the newly elected federal and state officials who are openly climate change dodgers. Despite this disconnect, this piece cites the […]

27 Sep 2016

Announcing over $80 million in New Federal Investment and a Doubling of Participating Communities in the White House Smart Cities Initiative


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 […]

26 Sep 2016

Matt Surrency: Cities Should Think Regionally

Read the full story from News Chief here:

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 […]

18 Aug 2016

Can a single region in Florida show the state how to adapt to climate change?

Read the full story from The Conversation here:

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 […]

10 Aug 2016

Union of Concerned Scientists: The US Military on the Front Lines of Rising Seas

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 […]