FY19 Federal Budget


New House Bill Cuts Critical Climate Research. The Senate Could Stop it

, senior climate scientist

We are keeping close track of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) budget for fiscal year 2019 because President Trump’s budget proposal, released in February, put much of NOAA’s life-saving research on the chopping block. The U.S. House Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations subcommittee recently passed a bill with numbers that we can compare to the president’s proposal (Figure 1)—and not in a good way. Read more >

data provided by the NOAA 2019 budget summary and the U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee report.
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How Trump’s Proposed Cuts to the EPA’s Science and Technology Budget Endanger Our Health and Safety

, executive director

The current administration’s proposal for slashing science and technology at the EPA reflects dangerous short-term thinking. Read more >

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Science — The Hidden Gem at the Heart of the EPA and Why You Should Support It

Robert Kavlock,

Scott Pruitt’s obvious distaste for science has pushed EPA science into the headlines. Now Pruitt is in the midst of a multi-faceted attack on the scientists themselves. Initially he ignored them, then tried to defund them, and is now attempting to hobble their work. Read more >

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