Obama orders government to prepare for impact of global warming - Fri - While you were focused on LAX shootingSubmitted by Barracuda_Trader on Fri, 11/01/2013 - 18:39
President Obama issued an executive order Friday directing a government-wide effort to boost preparation in states and local communities for the impact of global warming.
The action orders federal agencies to work with states to build “resilience” against major storms and other weather extremes.
For example, the president’s order directs that infrastructure projects like bridges and flood control take into consideration climate conditions of the future, which might require building structures larger or stronger — and likely at a higher price tag.
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