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South Florida is America’s most vulnerable community to climate change. While making great strides in moving toward a resilient and sustainable future, Miami-Dade County is currently focused on achieving aggressive energy and greenhouse gas-reduction goals in collaboration with our local, regional, state and national partners. 

Miami-Dade’s commitment to partnerships, along with the development of GreenPrint: Our Design for a Sustainable Future, will go a long way toward developing measures to respond to climate change.

Miami-Dade GreenCities and Organizations
Local municipalities and other organizations engaged in Green efforts.

South Florida Regional Climate Change Compact partners
The four South Florida counties agreed in 2009 to develop a regionally-coordinated climate change strategy.

Climate Communities
National coalition of cities and counties that is educating federal policymakers about the essential role of local governments in addressing climate change and promoting a strong local-federal partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy Star
A joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability 
International association of local governments as well as national and regional local government organizations that have made a commitment to sustainable development.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - NOAA 
Federal agency that enriches life through science whose reach goes from the surface of the sun to the depths of the ocean floor as we work to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them.

U.S. Department of Energy
Federal agency which contributes to the future of the Nation by ensuring energy security, maintaining the safety, security and reliability of the nuclear weapons stockpile, cleaning up the environment from the legacy of the Cold War, and developing innovations in science and technology.

U.S. Green Building Council
A non-profit community of leaders working to make green buildings available to everyone within a generation, which includes the certification of green building.

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