One way to look at Everglades restoration is as a dress rehearsal for the kind of tough work it will take to help society adapt to climate change: sustaining a political coalition, and pulling off massive engineering challenges, even as the natural conditions around us continue to change. Florida is spending more than ever on restoration, but that doesn't mean we're keeping up. And the state's bruising politics offer a cautionary tale—no amount of ribbon cutting guarantees success.
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