Following Hurricane Irma, a Coconut Grove homeowner started looking for a way to protect her home from future flooding. She decided to elevate it.
Local sea level rise experts say optimism, backed by strong planning and innovation, can result in long-term solutions to some of these challenges.
The Knight Foundation awarded $1 million to the Harvard University Graduate School of Design to conduct a three-year study that will work with residents in Miami and Miami Beach to build solutions to local issues, especially issues stemming from sea level rise.
Trailblazing collaborative efforts by local governments across Southeast Florida—plus a high level of public support—have created a strong foundation for regional resilience efforts.
In the coming weeks, Monroe County will begin accepting design proposals for the first road project in the Keys specifically designed to adapt to sea level rise.
A new interactive story map shows how Southeast Florida is building shoreline resilience as climate change and its effects on the region are becoming increasingly evident.
Monroe County Sustainability Program Manager Rhonda Haag talks about the program to raise the roads in the Florida Keys after Hurricane Irma flooded the area this past September.
Miami’s regional collaboration on resilience issues, particularly sea level rise, is a source of strength in its bid to host the second Amazon headquarters.
The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council hosted a regional conversation on sea level rise and climate resilience, bringing together more than two dozen local elected officials and climate experts.
The Sun Sentinel editorial board discuss climate change, sea level rise, and the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact.