Joint Polar Satellite System-1 is the first in a series of planned polar-orbiting satellites to provide critical weather forecasting data. Two follow-on satellites, however, face uncertain funding.Read More »
Kathleen Hartnett White, nominated to chair the White House Council on Environmental Quality, distanced herself from a new climate report and squabbled with Democrats at a Senate confirmation hearing.Read More »Climate Change
With Rep. Jim Bridenstine’s nomination hearing just days away, Sen. Patty Murray charges that his “denial of climate science” and opposition to equal rights “should disqualify him from consideration.”Read More »Hydrology, Cryosphere & Earth Surface
The action of the agency, now realigned by the Trump administration, “just begins the battle,” according to environmentalists and others who plan to challenge EPA’s proposed repeal of the rule.Read More »
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