Context Florida – September 12, 2014
Kristin Jacobs is carrying a message to Tallahassee and the rest of the nation that South Florida residents are concerned about climate change and sea-level rise and local governments are taking action. For more information: http://contextflorida.com/bruce-ritchie-kristin-jacobs-says-south-florida-takes-climate-change-seriously/
Solutions for State and Local Government – Government Technology, September 2, 2014
Lacking substantial State or Federal support, local governments are natural disasters as a way to get budgets, personnel and infrastructure better prepared. Four Counties in the Southeast Florida formed the Compact agreeing on sea level rise projections and created a 110 recommendations plan for mitigation.
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Miami Herald Other Views. August 30, 2014 – Planning is necessary to support the region’s built environment, our future water supply, unique natural resources, agricultural soils and basic economy. The overarching challenge is to secure a future by beginning to plan progress as soon as possible other recommendations include utilizing Adaptation Action Areas as outlined in the Comprehensive Development Master Plan, establishing a more structured implementation of prior recommendations and proactive steps to assess insurance issues.
Click here for WLRN’s story about the Miami-Dade Sea Level Rise Task Force’s release of recommendations.