White House pledges $1 billion to prepare for climate change

By Reuters | Sat, 15 Feb 2014 02:43 AM
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By Valerie Volcovici

WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Friday unveiled a $1 billion fund in his 2015 budget to help communities across the United States prepare for the impact of climate change.

The fund, announced in Fresno, California, is part of Obama's pledge to speed federal assistance to the most populous U.S. state.

California is attempting to cope with its worst ...

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