Florida sea level rise News

New Florida Law Seeks to Protect State from Sea Level Rise

Florida – one of the most vulnerable places in the world to sea level rise – will spend hundreds of millions of dollars over the next few years to protect against coastal flooding under a bill Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis …

Florida Lawmakers Send Legislation to Fight Sea Level Rise to Governor

Legislation hailed as some of the most robust yet to defend U.S. coasts against sea level rise is headed to Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a proposal that would provide millions of dollars annually to communities threatened with losing ground to …

Florida Lawmakers Unveil $100M Plan to Tackle Climate Change, Sea Rise

Low-lying Florida, surrounded by the sea, is one of the most vulnerable U.S. states to ocean level rise driven by climate change. State Republican legislative leaders on Friday announced a $100 million-a-year plan to tackle the issue. House Speaker Chris …