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Austin, Texas: Preparing for Water Scarcity and Drought

August 19, 2015

Developed by the Georgetown Climate Center, this case study discusses how the City of Austin, Texas agencies are preparing for climate change impacts to water supply and increasing drought. It examines how city agencies are developing a climate adaptation plan, assessing climate change risks across sectors, establishing of a Water Resource Planning Task Force, and developing recommendations to address long-term reductions in the city’s water supply in response to recent city council resolutions.

Related Organizations: Georgetown Climate Center

Author or Affiliated User: Aaron Ray

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Rockefeller Foundation 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge

July 2014

In 2014, marking the centennial anniversary of its founding, the Rockefeller Foundation announced the launch of a $100 million challenge to help one hundred cities build greater resilience. As of May 2016, the 100 Resilient Cities network has reached 100 members and is no longer accepting applications.

Related Organizations: The Rockefeller Foundation

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Georgetown Climate Center

The nonpartisan Georgetown Climate Center seeks to advance effective climate and energy policies in the United States and serves as a resource to state and local communities that are working to cut carbon pollution and prepare for climate change.  As part of Georgetown Law, the Center works extensively with government officials, academics, and an array of stakeholders. It analyzes the provisions of federal policy relevant to state and local government, works with states on developing innovative new policies, and encourages policymakers to learn from state experience.

 

 

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Miami Forever Bond

November 7, 2017

In 2017, Miami passed the $400 million “Miami Forever Bond” authorizing the city government to borrow money through a general obligation bond to address sea-level rise and the city’s affordable housing crisis, and a 3 percent property tax will be used to repay the debt. Miami, Florida is one of the cities that is most vulnerable to sea-level rise in the U. S. ; facing increasing threats from flooding, storm surge, and saltwater intrusion into the City’s drinking water. The City estimates that flooding has increased by 400% over the past five years.

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Urban Land Institute

The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI is an independent global nonprofit multidisciplinary real estate forum supported by members representing the entire spectrum of real estate development and land use disciplines. 

 

 

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