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30 Aug

We Can’t Delay the Fight Against Sea Level Rise

Miami Herald Other Views. August 30, 2014 – Planning is necessary to support the region’s built environment, our future water supply, unique natural resources, agricultural soils and basic economy.  The overarching challenge is to secure a future by beginning to plan progress as soon as possible  other recommendations include utilizing Adaptation Action Areas as outlined […]

27 Jun

What SE Florida Can Teach us About the Political Science of Climate Change

The paper Climate-Science Communication and the Measurement Problem, written by Dan M. Kahan of Yale University – Law School, examines the science-of-science communication measurement problem. It presents data showing that “conservative Republicans” know just as much about climate science as “liberal Democrats.” More importantly, the data shows that “conservative Republicans” are more likely to be motivated […]

29 May

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 actions to help the community adapt to economic, environmental and social […]

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