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  • April 26, 2018 - "Our Changing Climate," Broward County Earth Month presentation series, North Regional Library/Broward College North Campus Library, Room 226, 1100 Coconut Creek Blvd., Coconut Creek, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • April 27, 2018 - Volunteers Needed! For an Urban Lands Day of Action, Habitat Restoration and Cleanup of North Fork Blueway, 9 am - 12 pm, for event information and to signup email Jill Horwitz jhorwitz@broward.org

  • May 9, 2018 - P3 Eco Challenge Awards Ceremony, acknowledging and rewarding local schools, students, teachers, custodial staff, and volunteers for enacting green initiatives within our schools and community. By invitation only. Sponsors receive tickets, if you are interested in being a sponsor, reach out to Victor Suarez at 
    vsuarez@broward.org or 954-519-1239

  • May 12, 2018 - Broward County Community Climate Ambassadors Training, Miramar Branch Library, Multipurpose Room, 2050 Civic Center Place, Miramar, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm, this training is offered in English with Spanish translation available, RSVP to Carrie Kashar ckashar@broward.org or 954-519-1265 

 

County News

  • NEW! Read the latest Climate, Energy & Sustainability eNews April Edition
  • USACE Flood Risk Study Addresses Sea Level Rise - Coastal flood modeling is underway, in a collaborative project with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to evaluate seawall heights along the Intracoastal, flood risks and economic implications, and recommended resiliency standards to reduce tidal flooding impacts compounded by sea level rise and severe storms.

  • Future Conditions Average Wet Season Groundwater Elevation Map Online Interactive Map  |  To request a copy of the Groundwater Elevation static map (PDF), email Resilience@Broward.org.
  • Broward commissioners challenge Donald Trump on climate change - In their resolution, the commissioners said Trump’s decision, announced last week, “reverses decades of American diplomatic leadership, places our country on the wrong side of history, cedes the development of a clean energy economy to China, Europe and other nations, and raises the potential for harm to the American people and economy.”
 

National and International Headlines

 

Scientific Papers and Reports

 

Wynes, S. and Nicholas, K. A. 2017. The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions. Environmental Research Letters, Volume 12, Number 7.  Article

 

Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition. 2017. Report of the High-Level Commission on Carbon Prices.  Report (PDF)

 

Fulton, L., et al. 2017. Three Revolutions in Urban Transportation. ITDP and UC Davis.  Summary   Report (PDF)

 

United Nations Secretary-General. 2017. Oceans and the law of the sea: The effects of climate change on oceans. Report A/72/70. Report (PDF)

 

Moomaw, B. and Smith, D. 2017. The Great American Stand: U.S. Forests and and the Climate Emergency. Asheville, NC: Dogwood Alliance. Report (PDF)

 

Clayton, S., Manning, C. M., Krygsman, K., Speiser, M. 2017. Mental Health and Our Changing Climate: Impacts, Implications, and Guidance. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association, and ecoAmerica.
Report (PDF)

 

World Meteorological Organization. 2017. WMO Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2016. Geneva, Switzerland. Press Release   Report (PDF)

 

Sarfaty, M., et al. 2017. Medical Alert! Climate Change is Harming Our Health. Fairfax, VA: Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health. Report (PDF)

 

C40 Cities and Arup. 2016. Deadline 2020: How cities will get the job done. London, United Kingdom.
Report (PDF)

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2016. Climate Change Indicators in the United States, 2016. Fourth edition. EPA 430-R-16-004. www.epa.gov/climate-indicators
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