Planning for Future Sea Level Rise

Miami is the most vulnerable city to sea level rise in the world. Seas in Miami have risen four inches since 1996 and the rate is accelerating. Because of our unique geology, many conventional tools to prevent flooding simply won’t work. Therefore, we believe Miami should be at the forefront of adaptation planning to protect our coastal communities from climate change, increased coastal flooding and storm surge. MWK enhance climate change and sea level rise resiliency by:


Our Current & Future Efforts

  • Educating the public about sea level rise risks and reality

  • Supporting the implementation of recommendations of the Sea Level Rise Task Force by Miami-Dade County and the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact

  • Supporting Everglades restoration as a means of protecting South Florida’s aquifer

  • Recommending sustainable, sea level rise-ready development

  • Promoting natural “green” infrastructure, like corals, seagrass, and mangroves, to enhance resiliency

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Planning for Future Sea Level Rise
Planning for Future Sea Level Rise
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