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These resources offer local case studies, example policy, data tools, and other guides to support public and private investments and the economic integrity of the region in the face of climate change.

ER-01 Establish business-oriented communications strategy

Local Study: South Florida Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy: 2012-2017; South Florida Regional Planning Council; 2012

RCAP Implementation Guidance: Reducing Climate Risk and Creating Economic Opportunity; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2016

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Reducing Climate Risk and Creating Economic Opportunity; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2016

ER-02 Advance infrastructure standards

Local Plan: Regional Resilience Standard, Seawalls; Broward County; 2019

Workshop: 2018 Broward Leaders Roundtable on Climate and Resilience; Broward County; 2019

Report: 2019 Guide to Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience; CISA; 2019

ER-03 Seek federal and state engagement

RCAP Implementation Guidance: Integrating Climate Change & Water Supply Planning In Southeast Florida; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2014

ER-04 Develop regional water models

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Stormwater; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2015

RCAP Implementation Guidance: Reducing Climate Risk and Creating Economic Opportunity; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2016

Workshop: RCAP Implementation Workshop: Reducing Climate Risk and Creating Economic Opportunity; Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact; 2016

ER-05 Integrate resilience and economic development

Local Plan: 2017-2022 South Florida Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy; South Florida Regional Planning Council; 2016

ER-06 Establish equitable investment strategies

Report: Paying for Climate Adaptation in California: A Primer for Practitioners; Resources Legacy Fund; 2018

Report: Surviving and Thriving in the Face of Rising Seas Building Resilience for Communities on the Front Lines of Climate Change; Union of Concerned Scientists; 2015

Workshop: Investing in Resilience: Probability, Structures & Capital; Florida DEP; 2019

Report: Bonds and Climate Change: The State of the Market 2018; Climate Bonds Initiative; 2018

Report: Financing Climate Resilience: Funding and Financing Models for Building Green and Resilient Infrastructure in Florida; Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government; 2019

Report: Toward a Climate Resilience Financial System for US Cities; Innovation Network for Communities, Cadmus Group LLC, & Ramboll; 2018

Brief: Investing in Resilience; C2ES; 2019

Brief: The Benefits of Flood Insurance Versus Disaster Assistance; FEMA; 2012

ER-07 Engage in the NFIP process

Report: An Affordability Framework for the National Flood Insurance Program; FEMA; 2018

Report: Addressing Affordability and Long-Term Resiliency Through the National Flood Insurance Program; Environmental Law Institute; 2015

Organization: Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance

National Resource Guide:  National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System Coordinator’s Manual; FEMA; 2017

Workshop: Broward County Legislators' Resiliency Workshop-Community Resilience: The Collaborative Call to Action; Broward County; 2019

ER-08 Model regional resilience

Local Study: Climate Gentrification: From Theory to Empiricism in Miami-Dade County, Florida; IOP Publishing Ltd.; 2018

ER-09 Strive for equity

Brief: Climate Gentrification and the Role of Flood Insurance; Milliman; 2019

Report: The City of Miami in the Context of Climate Change, Population Growth, and Development Pressure: Policy and Strategy Recommendations; City of Miami; 2019