Written by John Charles Robbins
The City of Miami has formally joined the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact as a municipal partner, and has endorsed a climate action pledge. The move marks the city commission’s support for the compact, and its promise to consider implementing the Regional Climate Action Plan.
The resolution was sponsored by Mayor Tomás Regalado and approved by commissioners March 23. The Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact was executed by Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties in January 2010 to coordinate mitigation and adaptation activities across county lines.
Community leaders in the compact say it represents a new form of regional climate governance designed to allow local governments to set the agenda for adaptation while providing an efficient means for state and federal agencies to engage with technical assistance and support.
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