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Budget Cuts, Trump Views Cloud Future Of National Climate Assessment

March 20, 2017
Climate scientists are growing increasingly concerned about the future of the National Climate Assessment (NCA) -- the next installment of which is due in 2018 -- as the Trump administration proposes funding cuts for federal climate science research and could seek to scale back the content of the assessment. “Everyone is worried about it,” one scientist involved with the process tells InsideEPA/climate, adding that the assessment “is a really popular symbol of climate science and adaptation and involvement of the...

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