Flooded Roads Inspire South Florida Cities to Join Forces

December 12, 2014

Next City | December 12, 2014

For many southeastern communities, this frightening reality is a call to arms. On December 3rd, Broward County was among 16 municipalities to receive a Climate Action award from the White House. It’s one of four counties participating in the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, a bipartisan organization to address the unique needs of what some call the country’s climate change ground zero. When Jennifer Jurado, director of the county’s environmental planning division, lists mitigation and adaption efforts, it’s difficult to keep up.

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