Florida must convene local and state agencies to develop nature-based coastal solutions that protect communities and businesses from hurricanes, flooding and heat caused by sea level rise and climate change. Florida must lead on policies that prioritize nature-based solutions.
Support the state’s Chief Resilience Officer (CRO) with funding and resources to ensure integration and coordination of agencies on collective resilience efforts.
Support continued annual resilience funding of $100 million and resilience grant programs.
Leverage the use of natural and nature-based solutions to address coastal issues such as sea level rise, excessive rainfall, extreme heat, and storm surge.