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About the Compact

The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact is a decade-old partnership between Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties, to work collaboratively to reduce regional greenhouse gas emissions, implement adaptation strategies, and build climate resilience within their own communities and across the Southeast Florida region.

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“Five years ago, local leaders down here, Republicans and Democrats, formed the bipartisan Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact — an agreement to work together to fight climate change. And it’s become a model not just for the country, but for the world.”

– President Barack Obama

Compact News and Events

 

Save the Date! 14th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit

Save the Date! 14th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit

South Florida is getting hotter. But planners say there’s a data gap in finding solutions

By Jenny Staletovich November 10, 2021 at 5:07pm EST The United Nations conference on climate change in Glasgow is wrapping up this week. About 200 countries have been trying to hammer out a deal to curb carbon emissions and slow the planet’s warming. If they fail, it won’t just be sea rise threatening South Florida.

The Compact remembers Jack Osterholt, former deputy mayor in Miami-Dade and county manager in Broward

The Compact is saddened by the loss of resilience champion, friend, and Miami-Dade County former Director and Deputy Mayor, Jack Osterholt. Miami-Dade County’s Office of Resilience shared the following tribute.  “For those fortunate enough to have worked directly with him, Jack was witty, kind, and most of all, a man of tremendous vision. Jack came

Miami-Dade’s new sea rise strategy: build higher and back away from the water

Miami-Dade’s new strategy for adapting to sea level rise comes down to two main ideas: build up higher and back away from the water. That could look like building elevated homes straight out of the Florida Keys, or buying out whole streets of homes on the riverfront, or shorelines lined with mangroves instead of condos.

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