Climate change task force members aim to make federal-state preparedness more effective
Bob Dixson knows something about disasters. He was elected mayor of Greensburg, Kan., after a massive EF-5 tornado spun through the town of 777 people like an out-of-control blender. Six years later, the crossroads community has rebuilt itself to be more resilient and less dependent on things like the electricity grid. Now, as a member of the president's new State, Local and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience, Dixson plans to pass his experiences on to the Obama administration.