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26 Oct 2017

Actually, This Devastating Hurricane Season Is Exactly the Right Time to Talk About Climate Change

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The author, a professor at the University of Miami, describes her and her family’s experiences preparing for, weathering, and recovering from Hurricane Irma.

13 Jul 2017

Miami, sea level rise is coming for your poop

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With more intense storms and rising seas causing groundwater swells, climate change is already crippling coastal septic systems. In Miami-Dade, bringing the 93,000 properties in the county without sewer access into the system could cost $2.3 billion.

2 May 2017

2.5 Million Miamians Could Become Refugees Due to Sea-Level Rise, Study Says

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According to a new study in the journal Nature, more than 2.5 million Miamians may be forced out of the city if sea levels rise 1.8 meters by 2100. Of the 796 cities in the study, Miami is expected to […]

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 […]

6 Feb 2017

How to buy a home in Miami, the sinking city

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Thousands of people call Miami home and even more continue to settle in the city, despite the threats of sea level rise. Writer Mario Ariza stresses the importance of purchasing flood insurance and the other risks to be aware of […]

5 Jan 2017

South Fla. congressman featured in National Geographic TV show on climate change

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Florida’s Republican U.S. Rep. Carlos Curbelo was featured in National Geographic’s “Years of Living Dangerously” television show for his recognition and action on climate change.