As Polar Ice Melts, So Should Polarization
January 16, 2019
Climate change has become a nonpartisan, localized issue. Chief Resilience Officer for Broward County Jennifer Jurado said, “This issue is larger than any of us individually.” The Compact was lifted up as a model that has helped set both the policy and tone for much of the adaptation work for Southeast Florida. With other nonpartisan approaches to climate change solutions happening in pockets around the country, this editorial suggests that despite the U.S. pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, cities, states, and local communities are committed to creating positive change.