Sunday, March 5, 2017

If you can't see it, it's not there

Gutting NOAA climate satellites is not "executive deconstruction" as Bannon calls, it's planetary destruction.

Budget cuts to NOAA threaten climate-monitoring satellite program

Christian Science Monitor - ‎16 hours ago‎
She added that 90 percent of the information for weather forecasts comes from satellites. As NOAA administrator from 2009 to 2013, Dr. Lubchenco took part in a major expansion of funding for climate-monitoring capabilities. The proposed cuts to NOAA ...

White House proposes steep budget cut to leading climate science agency

Washington Post - ‎Mar 3, 2017‎
The Trump administration is seeking to slash the budget of one of the government's premier climate science agencies by 17 percent, delivering steep cuts to research funding and satellite programs, according to a four-page budget memo obtained by The ...

NOAA Cuts Could Stymie Research, Put Lives at Risk

Climate Central - ‎10 hours ago‎
The OAR and satellite divisions are critical for maintaining and advancing forecasting and modeling capabilities in both the weather and climate spheres, experts said, and any cuts will curtail those capabilities well into the future. Polar orbiting ...

White House seeks 17 percent budget cut for climate agency

Politico - ‎Mar 3, 2017‎
Among the satellite programs facing the largest cuts is the National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, which houses climate and environmental information through the National Centers for Environmental Information. Researchers in ...

Report: Sharp Cuts Sought for Weather, Climate Agency

Voice of America - ‎Mar 3, 2017‎
Citing a four-page budget memo, the Post said the proposed reductions in the budget of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) would affect research and satellite programs and eliminate funding for some smaller programs. NOAA is ...

Four Ways NOAA Benefits Your Life Today

Forbes - ‎18 hours ago‎
NOAA is the lead agency for the nation's weather forecasts, weather satellites, fisheries, ocean services and climate monitoring. If you rely on TV weather forecasts, use a weather app, eat fish, enjoy boating or claim your status as an Earthling ...

US media: Trump to cut climate programs at EPA and NOAA

Deutsche Welle - ‎Mar 3, 2017‎
NOAA's satellite data division would lose 22 percent of its funding, or $513 million (483 million euros). However, an unnamed White House official cautioned the paper against reporting specific numbers during the "evolving" process. The AP reports that ...

Trump administration to cut climate change science agency NOAA's budget by almost 20 percent claims new report

Daily Mail - ‎18 hours ago‎
The National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service, which monitors weather and collects climate data, would see the largest monetary budget cut - $513m, or 22 percent of its funding. Research spending would be cut by 26 percent, or $126m.

Trump looking to cut climate science agency's budget: report

The Hill - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Trump administration is seeking major cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), one of the government's climate science agencies, the Washington Post reported late Friday. According to a budget memo obtained by the ...

Trump administration proposes massive funding cuts for NOAA, the primary climate change research agency

New York Daily News - ‎Mar 3, 2017‎
... weather forecasts comes from satellites. “Cutting NOAA's satellite budget will compromise NOAA's mission of keeping Americans safe from extreme weather and providing forecasts that allow businesses and citizens to make smart plans,” she told The Post.

Trump wants to cut funding for NOAA's climate change research

Pulse Headlines - ‎6 hours ago‎
“Cutting NOAA's satellite budget will compromise NOAA's mission of keeping Americans safe from extreme weather and providing forecasts that allow businesses and citizens to make smart plans,” said Jane Lubchenco, the organization's administrator under ...

The Trump administration moves to make deep cuts to the key climate science agency

Mic - ‎Mar 3, 2017‎
President Donald Trump's administration is planning a 17% cut to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the agency tasked with monitoring oceans, preparing for potentially dangerous storms and assessing the dangers of climate change, ...

Trump Administration Planning Big Budget Cuts for NOAA

Newser - ‎10 hours ago‎
NOAA's satellite data division, an important warehouse of climate and environmental information, would lose 22% of its budget—or $513 million. The National Weather Service and National Marine Fisheries Service would lose 5% of their budget each. Cuts ...

Donald Trump considering drastic cuts to US climate agency budget

The Independent - ‎15 hours ago‎
... conduct scientific climate research. The Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research is scheduled to see its budget slashed by $126m (£102m), or 26 per cent, while the organisation's satellite data department would lose $513m – 22 per cent of its ...

NOAA in danger of steep budget cut

Blasting News - ‎Mar 3, 2017‎
The satellite division of the NOAA would take the biggest hit. This division of the agency collects a vast amount of data and research related to #Climate Change and were behind a recent study that confirmed the pace of climate change has not slowed ...

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