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Trump’s Budget will Harm the Planet and the Economy

Trump’s proposed budget includes an effort to shrink funding for university-based science research and the national labs run by the Department of Energy. Research on fundamental earth systems science is also cut as is funding for state environmental agencies and national environmental emergency response.

by |March 20, 2017

Federal Dysfunction Continues to Underfund Science and Infrastructure

In a time when the global economy places us in constant competition with other nations, our inability to forge effective public-private partnerships may well be the greatest long-term threat to America’s economic and political power.

by |May 4, 2015