Florida House Plan Targets Flooding, Sea Level RiseFloridians would be asked to approve a tax break for people who elevate their homes to avoid the threat of flooding, while up to $100 million a year would be set aside to help local governments combat rising sea levels, under proposals announced Friday by House Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor.
'This Is Our Existential Challenge': Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava On Sea Level Rise StrategyMiami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava marks one hundred days in office on Friday with a call to action on rising sea levels and makes a pledge that fixing the pressing problem is now a priority.
Property Developer’s Plan Would Dramatically Redesign Coastal Waterfront Off Biscayne BayConcerns about sea level rising and the impacts to Miami-Dade County got a huge boost this week, as a private company stepped up and hired an engineering firm to help come up with solutions to the problem.
Florida Takes Step To Protect Coasts From Rising Sea LevelsA new Florida law now requires public coastal construction projects to first be reviewed for impacts on the state's fragile seashore because of rising sea levels.
Florida Forever Could Aid Hurricane Recovery, Sea Level EffortsMillions of dollars in Florida Forever land-conservation funds would be tied to sea-level rise and hurricane recovery under a measure moving forward in the Florida Senate.
WATCH: Broward Students Take Part In Youth Climate Summit On Sea Level RiseFor the second year in a row, middle and high school students in Broward County took part in the youth climate summit.
‘The Keys Are Not Going To Save Everybody’: Officials Could Let Roads, Homes Be Swallowed Up By Rising SeaThere are troubled waters on the horizon for the Florida Keys. Monroe County made a shocking announcement Wednesday that some roads and homes may be surrendered to the sea. It's all because of sea level rise.
Miami-Dade Mayor Warns Of Sea Level Rise Impact On County Owned PropertyTroubling information from Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez about the possible impact of sea level rise to county owned property.
For Florida Professors, Climate Change Could Be Opportunity Or BustNot paying attention to climate change’s effects in Florida may mean we will pay for it dearly, according to these professors, but there is a ray of sunshine in it all.
Climate Change Hits Home With Al Gore's 'An Inconvenient Sequel'It's been more than 10 years since former Vice President Al Gore released his Oscar-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth."
'We Cannot Fight Nature': Miami Mayor Talks Future Of Miami Flooding Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado clarified how the city dealt and will deal with massive flooding like Tuesday's.