Los Angeles - President Barack Obama has appointed Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to his Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, which will advise the White House on how the Federal Government can help cities and states prepare for the effects of climate change. Mayor Garcetti was appointed on Friday,
"I'm honored to have been appointed to President Obama's task force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience," Mayor Garcetti said. "I look forward to working with the White House to better protect Los Angeles and other cities from the realities of climate change while continuing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through smart investments in renewable energy, efficiency, and transit."
The White House's release is available here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/11/01/fact-sheet-executive-order-climate-preparedness