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.
SeaLevelRise.org’s goal is “to enlighten and enable elected officials to implement widespread solutions to sea level rise.”
University of Miami Climate Change Special Report
This feature by FloodIQ allows you to determine your property’s risk of getting flooded.
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.
Eyes on the Rise, Florida International University
Florida International University’s “Eyes on the Rise” tells stories about South Florida’s changing environments.
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.
This is the online link to the environment and climate change page produced by National Geographic.