Trumpís Budget Would Mean Catastrophe for U.S. Climate Programs

President Donald Trump released his preliminary 2018 budget plan last night, and itís a bloodbath for scientific research. Not only does Trumpís plan slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency, as he promised, heís also proposing cuts to agencies that have a history of receiving broad bipartisan support ó like the National Institutes of Health, one of the biggest funders of biomedical research in the world. We get big returns on investment from publicly funded research Investing in research and development has been one of the primary forces driving the US economy since World War II. But that advantage has been shrinking lately, as other nations ó especially China ó are catching up. By slashing programs funding research on... Continue reading…

Trumpís Budget Would Mean Catastrophe for U.S. Climate Programs

Thu 16 Mar 17 from MIT Technology Review

President Trumpís budget request sidelines science

Funding proposal would downsize EPA, energy, and health agencies, eliminate Chemical Safety Board

Thu 16 Mar 17 from CandEN

Trump trolls global warming lobby by slashing budget

Climate science is one of the biggest losers when it comes to President Trump's proposed budget, which the administration unveiled today.

Thu 16 Mar 17 from Daily Mail

What Trump's budget would mean for NASA and climate change

President Donald Trump's proposed 2018 budget beefs up the Defense Department while removing funds from the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Energy, NASA and many ...

Thu 16 Mar 17 from Engadget

Trumpís Trying to Chainsaw Nearly Every Environmental Program

Here's an inventory of all the proposed cuts to US government environmental, energy, and climate programs. It goes way beyond the EPA. The post Trump's Trying to Chainsaw Nearly Every Environmental ...

Thu 16 Mar 17 from Wired Science

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