Pre-planning for disasters, such as hurricanes, is increasingly more important in Southeast Florida as rising seas worsen storm surge and flooding. In mid-July, Compact county leaders gathered in Fort Lauderdale to discuss how to best prepare for future disasters and improve resilience across the region. This event, RCAP Implementation Workshop: Post-Disaster Redevelopment Planning Workshop, continued […]
To succeed, efforts to combat sea level rise must become a broader effort shared by local academic institutions and local, state, and federal governments.
A road extension from Miami-Dade intends to provide traffic relief for some Miami-bound commuters, but opponents say extending the state road beyond the county’s urban development is an outdated solution a departure from the county’s commitment to the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact,
Miami-Dade County and Ford Motor Company launched the City of Tomorrow Challenge, a crowdsourcing platform for county residents, businesses, and community groups to propose and pilot transportation solutions to improve mobility.
Southest Florida counties must couple sound adaptation with local and regional investments while they work to slow sea level rise by reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
To protect South Florida from sea level rise, CO2 levels must be drastically reduced. Transitioning to a low-carbon world may save a lot of money.
At the 2018 Mayor’s Climate Protection Award, West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio was awarded a Large City Honorable Mention for the city’s holistic stormwater master plan.
With hurricane season starting June 1, South Florida officials and activisits are trying to encourage “good neighbors” to be part of hurricane preparation and response efforts in the region.
Leaders in Broward County, and elsewhere in South Florida, are working to address a major obstacle in addressing sea level rise in the region: funding.
The City of Miami, like many of its neighbors throughout Southeast Florida, is working to develop and expand infrastructure projects in line with climate adaptation and mitigation goals, and to find sustainable ways to fund these efforts.