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30 Apr 2016

Brevard cities sign Indian River Lagoon Compact

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Municipalities along the Indian River lagoon in Brevard County took steps to join with other cities helping to restore the health of the waterway by signing the indian River Regional Compact.

22 Jul 2015

Resilient Redesign II

South Florida Resilient Redesign is a Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact (the Compact) design session event which was held for a second time on July 19 – 22, 2015 at the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Davie Campus in cooperation with the Florida Climate […]

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 […]

28 Jan 2015

Preparing Florida for the Future: Opportunities for Resilience in Local Communities

Airdate: January 28, 2015
Florida State Representative Kristin Jacobs speaks about federal climate task force recommendations pertinent to local governments and opportunities at the state level for building community resilience, Margo Moehring of the Northeast Florida Regional Council discusses the largely private-sector-led response to sea […]

29 May 2014

APA Recognizes Broward County’s Climate Change Element

The American Planning Association (APA) recently awarded Broward County’s Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department with the National Planning Excellence Award for Environmental Planning for the production of Broward County’s Climate Change Element, a coordinated initiative of 82 environmental policies that focus on local […]