Don't be a Jerk.
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- Mar 1, 2007
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- Fort Lauderdale, FL
I hope none of you are concerned about Hurricanes, Tornadoes, or coastal flooding/surge damage.
Forget "Climate Change" weakening the NOAA isn't in the interest of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas or Florida. Let alone the Carolinas.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 Washington Post.
The proposed cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration would also eliminate funding for a variety of smaller programs, including external research, coastal management, estuary reserves and “coastal resilience,” which seeks to bolster the ability of coastal areas to withstand major storms and rising seas.
NOAA is part of the Commerce Department, which would be hit by an overall 18 percent budget reduction from its current funding level.