To improve the resilience of the United States to extreme weather events and to prevent the worsening of extreme weather conditions.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the ``Extreme Weather Prevention and Resilience Act''.
SEC. 2. SENSE OF THE SENATE.
It is the sense of the Senate that Congress should-- (1) prepare and protect communities from extreme weather, sea-level rise, drought, flooding, wildfire, and other changing conditions exacerbated by carbon pollution; (2) promote close coordination across Federal agencies and provide strong support to States, Indian tribes, and public and private sector entities to prepare for and withstand extreme weather; (3) promote investment in new infrastructure and replace aging and obsolete infrastructure to ensure resilience to extreme weather, disasters, and hydrological change; (4) promote investment in clean energy infrastructure, energy efficiency, and other measures to address dangerous air, land, and water pollution; (5) promote development of clean energy technologies that reduce demand for oil, contribute to economic growth and job creation, and put the United States at the forefront of the global clean energy market; and (6) ensure that the Federal Government is a leader in reducing pollution, promoting the use of clean energy sources, and improving energy efficiency. <all>