Skip to comments.Climate scientists adjust as Trump builds team of oil allies
Posted on 12/17/2016 9:03:34 AM PST by Eddie01
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Climate scientists worried that President-elect Donald Trump will slash their budgets and sideline their research...
I think it is maybe really necessary to refocus what you are doing and how you are labeling it,
Federal funding for climate change research, technology and international assistance hit $11.6 billion in 2014, from $2.4 billion in 1993,
...replaced the politically charged term climate change with global change...
Climate scientist Ben Sanderson, also at NCAR, told Reuters he is applying to renew funding for assessing uncertainty in climate change. Now the proposal would have to be defensible without referring to climate change explicitly, so to talk about weather risks in general, he said.
But Eric Holthaus, a meteorologist who writes for online magazine Slate, has taken efforts to protect scientists and their work a step further.
He spearhead an effort, with the support of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Toronto, to let scientists move their data onto publicly available non-government servers. The project, called DataRefuge, is intended to eliminate the chances of political interference with the data, he said.
Current Interior Secretary Sally Jewell told scientists at a conference in San Francisco this week they must confront climate change deniers and speak up if Trump tries to sideline them.
Other scientists were dealing with the stress of a new administration using humor. University of South Florida glaciologist Jason Gulley said his team had a list of joke projects for science under Trump. How could we weaponize glaciers? he asked, and what is the best real estate currently hidden under Greenland ice sheets.
(Additional reporting by Valerie Volcovici in Washington and Irene Klotz in San Francisco; editing by Richard Valdmanis and Phil Berlowitz)
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Paranoia tells the tale.
Retool the name from "Climate Change" to "Global Change" or just "Weather".
Billions in research money at stake.
Data refuge to protect the fraud.
Keep up the pressure on "deniers"
They are rightfully shting bricks.
They had it way too good, for far too long. As Gore put it in 2000, “The debate is over.”
After reigning in the budget and changing corporate tax rates, crafting a sane energy policy will be the most fun to watch for exploding watermelons.
Gadzooks! $12B in direct US federal spending on “climate change”? Never mind all the cost of all the regulations on the economy!
If the ‘science is settled’, what need is there to spend all this money for further research?
11.6 billion dollars!? What the ***!?
Research? More like money to play in a sandbox.
The liberal elites still do not know what is coming. They have never worked in a business environment
If ethics weren't important to me, I could get behind taking money from these fools.
In other words, they are moving government data from "Project Corruption, Cheating and Lies" onto another server outside government control. Look where that action landed a recent infamous failed presidential candidate.
“The project, called DataRefuge, is intended to eliminate the chances of political interference with the data, he said. “
I found this particularly humorous - the data they seek to preserve and protect from political influence has already been corrupted or “hockey sticked” by political influence.
These liberal fools think no one can see right straight through them.
Now ‘climate change,’ a term they told us was more accurate than the widely disproved global warming, is not good enough? Keep moving the goalposts so conservatives are always bigoted no matter how PC their language might have been considered six months ago.
‘Climate scientists adjust...’ LOL, I wish they’d adjust to reality.
Why are we paying for several billions of dollars of research when the science is already settled?
Carbon credits -— what are they worth on Jan 21st?
Perhaps putting on short skirts and walking up and down 14th Street would get these folks some money.
More seriously, $12 billion/year would pay for lots of solar panels.
if they hide the info from trump who has a right, as sitting president, to see what their research found- then trump should pursue investigations and prosecutions of these folks for tampering with evidence or some such charge- and he should fire every last one of them that refuses to comply with his requests- sedition should not be allowed—
My farm, this weekend. We will be 10" AHEAD on snow for the month by the end of today. -30 below windchill coming, tomorrow. Our actual temperature will be -3.
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