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Facing Climate Change, Cities Embrace Resilience

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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We Can’t Delay the Fight Against Sea Level Rise

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.