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.
Palm Beach County and its municipalities are taking proactive steps to respond to sea level rise and build resilience.
In an opinion piece for the Sun Sentinel, Realtor Craig Cox explains why building resilience into homes in South Florida is a necessity more than a trend.
According to sea level rise expert John Englander, we are in a new era that is necessitating immediate adaptation action.
Addressing the need for greater public awareness, an unprecedented media collaborative is using its collective voice to communicate the nature of the threat of sea level rise, help people understand what’s at stake, and engage leaders on choices and solutions.
As climate change brings higher temperatures to South Florida, it also increases the range and biting season for mosquitoes.
The editorial boards of the Miami Herald, Palm Beach Post, and South Florida Sun-Sentinel, with reporting help from WLRN Public Media, are collaborating this election year to raise awareness about the threat of sea level rise in South Florida.
South Florida’s current protection against rising seas includes a flood-control system built 50 to 70 years ago.
Following Hurricane Irma, a Coconut Grove homeowner started looking for a way to protect her home from future flooding. She decided to elevate it.