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Advancing Resilience Solutions Through Regional Action

 
 

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

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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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