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Compact Currents

Compact Currents is a quarterly newsletter from the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact highlighting the progress of the Compact, the counties, and municipalities in Southeast Florida.

Summer 2018

The Summer 2018 issue of the Compact Currents features highlights from our Regional Climate Action Plan Implementation Workshop on post-disaster redevelopment planning, resilient housing in Monroe County, a new 100RC initiative, an update on the Miami Beach’s water quality monitoring program, and a preview of the 10th Annual Climate Leadership Summit.

 

Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of the Compact Currents features the Joint Statement on Collaboration for Regional Economic Resilience signed by all four counties and Southeast Florida’s economic development community at the 9th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit; a case study of the Miami Forever bond; partner updates, including the hiring of Palm Beach County’s first director of its Office of Resilience, the City of Miami’s efforts to bolster its stormwater infrastructure plan, and the hiring of new Compact staff; and an introduction to The Invading Sea.

Winter 2018

The Winter 2018 issue of the Compact Currents features some of the outcomes of the 9th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit, including the launch of the Regional Climate Action Plan (RCAP) 2.0; a new interactive shoreline resilience story map; partner updates, including Monroe County road elevation projects and Miami-Dade County community conversations on building efficiency; and upcoming events, including the 10th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit in Miami. 

Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 issue of the Compact Currents features the 9th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit, with its theme of The Business of Resilience; a case study of a partnership to increase urban tree canopy in the City of Delray Beach; partner updates, including the adoption of the Mayors’ Climate Action Pledge by the City of North Miami and the creation of a new micro-regional collaborative; and post-Irma reflections from Miami-Dade County and Monroe County.

Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 issue of the Compact Currents features the Regional Climate Action Plan (RCAP) 2.0 revision process and its progress to date; a King Tide Toolkit from the City of Fort Lauderdale; a case study of Rising Together, a faith-based organization collaborating with local communities on climate resilience; partner updates, including the adoption of the Mayors’ Climate Action Pledge by Highland Beach and Boca Raton; and an update on the 9th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit, which will focus on “The Business of Resilience.”

Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 issue of the Compact Currents features the Regional Climate Action Plan (RCAP) 2.0 revision process and its progress to date; the RCAP 2016 Municipal Implementation Survey Report;  partner updates, including the adoption of the Mayors’ Climate Action Pledge by the Cities of Miami and Boca Raton; and an update on the 9th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit, which will focus on “The Business of Resilience.”

Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 issue of the Compact Currents featured the Regional Climate Action Plan 2.0 revision process for the year, the latest report on sea level rise projections integrated into local plans, a webinar recording on how to effectively communicate sea level rise, case studies and an update on Resilience Dialogues. It also announced the 9th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit to be held on December 14-15, 2017 in Broward County.

Fall 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of the Compact Currents features November’s Resilient Redesign event, partner updates, case studies and an announcement of the Better Communities Alliance partnership.

Summer 2016

The Summer 2016 issue of the Compact Currents featured registration for the 2016 Climate Leadership Summit, climate awareness spreading through the region, Broward County’s approval of Property Assessed Clean Energy program and new RCAP resources.

Spring 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of the Compact Currents featured the RCAP Workshop: Reducing Climate Risk and Creating Economic Resilience, news features, and the Mayors’ Pledge.

Winter 2016

The Winter 2016 issue of the Compact Currents featured Resilient Redesign II, the RCAP Workshop: Energy Efficient Public Buildings and case studies.

Summer 2015

The Summer 2015 issue of the Compact Currents featured President Obama’s visit to the Everglades, the announcement of the Compact as a Climate Action Champion, the RCAP Workshop: Implementation on Transportation and Compact events.