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21 Jun 2017

The Paris Agreement in Southeast Florida

Southeast Florida, along with the nation, is seeing multiple impacts of climate change firsthand, such as sunny-day flooding, extreme rain events, and record-breaking temperatures as sea levels rise by a projected 6-12 inches in the next 15 years.

In response to the federal administration’s withdrawal […]

28 Apr 2017

Regional Climate Action Plan public comment survey

Five years ago, members of the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact’s Staff Steering Committee and a variety of stakeholders from federal, state, and county governments, nonprofits, and the private sector came together to create and publish the Regional Climate Action Plan (RCAP).

The […]

22 Apr 2015

VIDEO: President Obama’s Earth Day Speech

President Obama made mention of the Compact in his Earth Day remarks from Everglades National Park.
On the way in, I was talking to some folks about the fact that Teddy Roosevelt, he’s a Republican — started our National Park System.  Richard Nixon started the […]

5 Apr 2015

TIGER Grant Announcement

The U.S. Department of Transportation  announced today that $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across the country under a seventh round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) competitive grant program.

TIGER 2015 discretionary grants will fund capital investments in surface […]

16 Mar 2015

Announcing: Global Impact Competition in Miami

With Knight Foundation support, Singularity University has launched its Global Impact Competition in Miami calling on innovators to answer the question: How would you solve South Florida’s sea level rise challenge and improve the lives of a million people in three to five years […]