The National Climate Assessment findings released in May by the Obama administration found that South Florida is "exceptionally vulnerable to sea level rise."
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South Florida, the assessment concluded, is sinking into the ocean.
That's the bad news.
The good news is that South Florida environmentalists, scientists, business owners, and public officials -- particularly from Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties -- took the assessment seriously and wasted no time in trying to keep our part of the state from going way down below the ocean.More »