While millions of Americans are digging out from the latest winter storm President Obama is thinking up more ways to spend our money. He wants a billion dollars for a climate change “resilience fund.” He had to travel across the country to California to get away from all of the snow and ice to push this new global warming plan.
President Obama will pitch a new $1 billion climate change resilience fund during a visit Friday to California.
The fund, which would need to be approved by Congress, is intended to help communities dealing with negative weather that’s the result of climate change.
Obama is touting the fund during a trip to California, which has been devastated by a drought that is threatening the Central Valley’s agriculture production and has led Gov. Jerry Brown (D) to call on Californians to conserve water.
During a call with reporters on Thursday evening, the assistant to the president on science and technology, John Holdren, said, without any doubt, the severe drought plaguing California and a number of other states across the country is tied to climate change.
“Weather practically everywhere is being caused by climate change,” Holdren said. (Read More)
In related news, Senator Mark Begich (D-Alaska) says that every day buildings and houses fall into the ocean because of climate change. Too bad Washington, DC doesn’t fall into the ocean.