Posts on climate change, flooding, and other sustainable issues.
A Super Bowl in Miami: the Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Miami is hosting the Super Bowl this year. What exactly does that mean for us who live here every day?
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A panel on the “Human Side of Climate Change” shows that we are all in the same boat.
On November 14th, the Global Shapers Miami Hub hosted a panel event on the Human Side of Climate Change that brought together experts from issue areas such as luxury real estate, immigration, marine science, and community organizing.
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Miami’s Water Rush
Miami's proximity to water has been its boon, however, it is what threatens the city most today due to Sea Level Rise. Can this threat be turned into an opportunity for the city? Miami is the city that stands to …
What is the Miami Forever Bond?
On November 7th, The City of Miami votes on whether or not to approve a proposal called the "Miami Forever Bond." Nomenclature aside, here is what that means.
FPL in a Post-Irma Florida
Everyone's favorite punching bag brought power back to 99.9% of households within 1 week. While that is nothing to sniff at, it is important to ask how the system can be designed to work better, instead of designed to fail …
Irma: A Storm 25-years in the Making
South Florida has been preparing for a storm like Irma since Andrew hit in 1992, and our efforts have paid off.
Houston’s Harvey, an Urbanist Perspective
Blame is counterproductive. Let's talk solutions.
Review: North Beach Masterplan
The North Beach Master Plan is a learning experience for many towns along the Eastern Seaboard. In it is a plan for resiliency that has many hits, and a few key misses. North Beach is a dense and vibrant residential …
Resilient Re-Design in Miami
The City of Miami is understanding that the battle against rising seas is not a fight, but a negotiation.
Miami’s Climate Change Conundrum
The Science is in agreement, politicians are not, and the money has not stopped.