For Businesses & Cities


  • riskybusinessRisky Business - How much economic risk does the United States face from the impacts of climate change? Risky Business will help us find out. 



  • Doing Business in a New Climate - With climate change legislation on the horizon in many jurisdictions, businesses are looking for practical ways to reduce their impact on the climate — and enhance their brand and save money at the same time.

  • Getting a toehold on your company's climate footprint - What does your company do to contribute greenhouse gases into the atmosphere?

  • The Climate Group - The Climate Group works with corporate and government partners to develop climate finance mechanisms, business models which promote innovation, and supportive policy frameworks.

  • We Mean Business Coalition - We Mean Business is a coalition of organizations working with thousands of the world’s most influential businesses and investors. These businesses recognize that the transition to a low carbon economy is the only way to secure sustainable economic growth and prosperity for all.


  • CDP logoCDP – CDP works to transform the way the world does business to prevent dangerous climate change and protect our natural resources. They use the power of measurement and information disclosure to improve the management of environmental risk. CDP holds the largest collection globally of self-reported climate change, water and forest-risk data. Through their global system companies, investors and cities are better able to mitigate risk, capitalize on opportunities and make investment decisions that drive action towards a more sustainable world.  




  • Southern Alliance for Clean Energy - SACE provides a State Energy Overview for Florida.

  • Recommendations of the President’s State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience - The Task Force’s recommendations are the culmination of a year of work to solicit input from across State, local, Tribal, and territorial governments, trade associations, academic organizations, civil society, and various other stakeholders and translate their first-hand experiences into action items for the Federal Government to support climate-ready communities.

  • Climate Central: Surging Seas - Navigate through the interactive map tool to see maps of areas below different amounts of sea level rise and flooding, down to neighborhood scale, matched with area timelines of risk.

  • EPA: Climate Change Action Plans - View examples of climate change action plans developed by local governments. A climate change action plan lays out a strategy, including specific policy recommendations, that a local government will use to address climate change and reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

  • ICLEI - ICLEI USA is the recognized leader in local sustainability and the only organization that offers a comprehensive approach to help your local government achieve its sustainability, climate protection, and clean energy goals.



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  • Southeast Florida Regional Climate Compact –The Compact is an agreement adopted by the Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe and Palm Beach County Commissions in January 2010. The counties recognized the vulnerability of the Southeast Florida region to the impacts of climate change and resolved to work collaboratively on mitigation and adaptation strategies such as joint policies to influence climate/energy legislation and funding at state and federal levels, developing a Regional Climate Change Action Plan, and hosting annual summits to review progress and discuss strategies. 


  • Example Sea Level Rise Language and Case Studies – This page from Florida Sea Grant provides resources and links of examples of sea level rise policy development and implementation. Links include case studies from various Florida cities.


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