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NASA Seeks Input On The Fifth National Climate Assessment
NASA Seeks Input On The Fifth National Climate Assessment

NASA: Request for Public Nominations for Authors and Scientific/ Technical Inputs and Notice of Planned Public Engagement Opportunities for the Fifth National Climate Assessment, NASA “NASA, on behalf of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), is soliciting nominations for authors and scientific/ technical inputs for the Fifth National Climate Assessment (NCA5). Refer to the NCA5 Draft Prospectus (presented in a previous Federal Register Notice and accessible via www.globalchange.gov/notices) for […]

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  • October 15, 2020
Climate Change Report Sneaks Out Before It Could Be Stopped
Climate Change Report Sneaks Out Before It Could Be Stopped

Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States, U.S. Global Chance Research Program “In the absence of significant global mitigation action and regional adaptation efforts, rising temperatures, sea level rise, and changes in extreme events are expected to increasingly disrupt and damage critical infrastructure and property, labor productivity, and the vitality of our communities. Regional economies and industries that depend on natural resources and […]

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  • November 22, 2018
White House Kills NASA Carbon Monitoring System
White House Kills NASA Carbon Monitoring System

Trump White House quietly cancels NASA research verifying greenhouse gas cuts, Science “You can’t manage what you don’t measure. The adage is especially relevant for climate-warming greenhouse gases, which are crucial to manage – and challenging to measure. In recent years, though, satellite and aircraft instruments have begun monitoring carbon dioxide and methane remotely, and NASA’s Carbon Monitoring System (CMS), a $10-million-a-year research line, has helped stitch together observations of […]

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  • May 9, 2018
Bridenstine On Earth Science: "We Need To Follow The Decadals"
Bridenstine On Earth Science: "We Need To Follow The Decadals"

National Academies To Release Earth Science Decadal Survey, AIAA Aerospace America “U.S. scientists plan to release their once-a-decade list of recommended Earth observation spending priorities Friday in a press conference in Washington, D.C. The scientific community survey, “Thriving on Our Changing Planet: A Decadal Strategy for Earth Observation from Space,” was written by a committee assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Known informally as the Earth […]

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  • January 4, 2018
Will Saying "Climate Change" Be Banned At All Government Agencies Or Just Some Of Them?
Will Saying "Climate Change" Be Banned At All Government Agencies Or Just Some Of Them?

US federal department is censoring use of term ‘climate change’, emails reveal, Guardian “Staff at the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have been told to avoid using the term climate change in their work, with the officials instructed to reference “weather extremes” instead. A series of emails obtained by the Guardian between staff at the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a USDA unit that oversees farmers’ land conservation, show that […]

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  • August 9, 2017
NASA Is Doing Something To The GISS Website

#NASA says "GISS websites may be unavailable due to network reconfiguration"Does this mean data will be removed? https://t.co/7VmNwzWtln pic.twitter.com/7FMfNKsK9F — NASA Watch (@NASAWatch) July 26, 2017

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  • July 26, 2017
Making Climate Change Go Away By Not Saying "Climate Change"

Energy Department climate office bans use of phrase ‘climate change’ https://t.co/jqOuUWV59h pic.twitter.com/UEUNLSb65b — EarthToday (@earthtoday) April 3, 2017 Keith’s note: Let’s see how long it takes for NASA, NOAA, NSF etc. to be told to do the same thing by the White House.

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  • April 3, 2017
Trump Is Not Listening To NASA or NOAA on Earth Science. Get Used To It.
Trump Is Not Listening To NASA or NOAA on Earth Science. Get Used To It.

The Mercers, Trump mega-donors, back group that casts doubt on climate science, Washington Post “Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Tex.), chairman of the House science committee, who issued a subpoena to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists over a study finding that there had been no slowdown or pause in global warming, told the group that it’s time for “good science, rather than politically correct science.” Steven Milloy, publisher of JunkScience.com, said […]

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  • March 28, 2017
Protecting NASA's Earth Science Data From Deletion
Protecting NASA's Earth Science Data From Deletion

Diehard Coders Just Rescued NASA’s Earth Science Data, Wired “Like similar groups across the country – in more than 20 cities – they believe that the Trump administration might want to disappear this data down a memory hole. So these hackers, scientists, and students are collecting it to save outside government servers. But now they’re going even further. Groups like DataRefuge and the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative, which organized […]

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  • February 13, 2017