Examine and propose revisions to environmental regulations across multiple levels of government to account for the effects of climate change and to encourage natural systems protection and restoration to adapt to climate change.
NS-3.1 Create a work group to review and propose revisions to current environmental regulations to adapt to or prevent climate impacts. The review should consider current and future conditions related to increasing temperature, drought, extreme rainfall, storm surge, saltwater intrusion and sea level rise. Evaluate secondary and tertiary impacts that may be unaccounted for in current regulations.
IMPLEMENTERS: Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact,
local governments, non-profit organizations, academic institutions
STATE/FEDERAL PARTNERS: FDEP, FWC, NPS, USFWS, USFS, EPA, NOAA