Resources

Check out the resources below to learn more about sea-level rise in South Florida and beyond.

Climate Central Flood Risk Map

Type your address in the search bar. Use the “+” button to zoom in. Then move the water gauge up a foot, or two feet, or nine feet. This Climate Central map shows how sea-level rise will cover parts of South Florida, based on the elevation. 

Jack Black’s ‘Saving Miami’ Documentary

Actor Jack Black explores Miami’s looming sea level crisis in this riveting documentary for the Emmy-winning climate change series Years of Living Dangerously.

Sea Level Rise Projections

25 Most Vulnerable U.S. Cities

These 25 U.S. cities are the most vulnerable to major coastal flooding and sea-level rise, according to this report by Climate Central. Seventeen are in South Florida.
http://www.climatecentral.org/news/us-cities-most-vulnerable-major-coastal-flooding-sea-level-rise-21748

SeaLevelRise.org

SeaLevelRise.org’s goal is “to enlighten and enable elected officials to implement widespread solutions to sea level rise.”

https://sealevelrise.org/

University of Miami Climate Change Special Report

Understanding how the oceans and atmosphere drive the world’s climate is immensely complicated. The sea and air are in perpetual motion. Like giant moving puzzles, each has innumerable interlocking parts. Understanding what each piece does, what it did in the past, how it varies naturally, how it’s changing with rising global air and sea temperatures, and how it will affect sea levels in a particular place is even more difficult.

FloodIQ

This feature by FloodIQ allows you to determine your property’s risk of getting flooded.
https://floodiq.com

Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact

The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact is a collaboration of all four of the region’s counties – Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach. They are working together to cope with the effects of climate change and sea-level rise in Southeast Florida.

http://www.southeastfloridaclimatecompact.org

Eyes on the Rise, Florida International University

Florida International University’s “Eyes on the Rise” tells stories about South Florida’s changing environments.

http://www.eyesontherise.org

Climate News Network

It’s a free service that publishes a daily news story on climate and energy issues. It is run by four volunteers, all veteran journalists who have covered climate change for many years for international newspapers and broadcasting organizations and are now freelancing.

https://climatenewsnetwork.net

National Geographic

This is the online link to the environment and climate change page produced by National Geographic.

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/climate-change/

 

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The Invading Sea is a collaboration by the editorial boards of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald and Palm Beach Post — with reporting by WLRN Public Media — to address the threat South Florida faces from sea-level rise. We want to raise awareness, amplify the voice of our region and create a call to action that can't be ignored. Read More
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