Obama Climate Change Order

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President Obama used his executive powers on  Friday to create a ‘Task Force on Climate Preparedness and  Resilience.’

Obama’s plan would be put in place  through  executive order, bypassing Congress, which has stalemated over  climate  legislation in recent years.

A year after Superstorm Sandy devastated the  East Coast, the President signed the order which is designed to make it easier  for states and local governments to respond to weather disasters.

Trick or treat? President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama give Halloween treats to children at the White House
Trick or treat? President Barack Obama and first lady  Michelle Obama give Halloween treats to children at the White House. On Friday  Obama used executive powers to create a ‘Task Force on Climate Preparedness and  Resilience’

The executive order establishes a task  force  of state and local officials to advise the administration on how  to respond to  severe storms, wildfires, droughts and other potential  impacts of climate  change.

The task force includes governors of seven  states – all Democrats – and the Republican governor of Guam, a U.S. territory.

Fourteen mayors and two other local leaders  also will serve on the task force. All but three are Democrats.

The task force will look at federal money  spent on roads, bridges, flood control and other projects.

It ultimately will recommend how structures  can be made more resilient to the effects of climate change, such as rising sea  levels and warming temperatures.

The White House said the order  recognizes that even as the United States acts to curb carbon pollution,  officials also need to improve how states and communities respond to extreme  weather events such as Sandy.

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