DKP's Regional Plan to Adapt & Mitigate to Sea Rise Highlighted

 

Seven50, the Plan for Southeast Florida for the next 50 years, was cited in a New York Times article entitled, "South Florida Faces Ominous Prospects From Rising Waters." The article describes the very serious challenges Southeast Florida faces in the era of sea level rise. The article quotes Jason King, Project Director at Dover, Kohl & Partners, concerning adaptation measures proposed by Seven50. Seven50 describes retreat from certain areas, reinforcement in others, especially low-lying, high-investment areas like Miami Beach, retrofit of vulnerable infrastructure and homes, and region-wide mitigation to reduce climate-changing pollutants. 

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