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South Florida's Rising Seas

Kate MacMillin and Juliet Pinto
Created: 2/24/2014 - Updated: 8/12/2019

Abstract

Kate MacMillin and Juliet Pinto explore the narrative of a South Florida community under threat from sea level rise in this half-hour documentary. Interviews with geologists, engineers, community leaders, and activists help explain sea level rise, the threats it poses to the region, and what is being to respond to these changes. 

Published On

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Keywords

Scale: 
Regional / Subnational
Sector Addressed: 
Disaster Risk Management
Education / Outreach
Policy
Target Climate Changes and Impacts: 
Sea level rise
Type of Adaptation Action/Strategy: 
Capacity Building
Increase / Improve public awareness, education, and outreach efforts
Infrastructure, Planning, and Development
Habitat/Biome Type: 
Coastal

Related Resources

Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact

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Case Study
Sector Addressed: 
Agriculture
Development (socioeconomic)
Disaster Risk Management
Education / Outreach
Energy
Land Use Planning
Policy
Transportation / Infrastructure
Water Resources
Summary: 

The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact was signed by Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach, and Monroe counties in 2009 to coordinate mitigation and adaptation activities across county lines.

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