AGU endorses the National Landslide Preparedness Act Reauthorization Act of 2024
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by Caitlin Bergstrom
18h ago
On 4 April 2024, AGU sent a letter of endorsement to leadership in the House of Representatives and the Senate for the National Landslide Preparedness Act Reauthorization Act of 2024.   On behalf of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and our global community of more than half a million Earth and space scientists and allies, I am writing to thank you for introducing H.R.7003, the National Landslide Preparedness Act Reauthorization Act of … The post AGU endorses the National Landslide Preparedness Act Reauthorization Act of 2024 appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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AGU endorses the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security Act (NCARS)
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by Caitlin Bergstrom
18h ago
On 25 March 2024, AGU sent a letter of endorsement to leadership in the House of Representatives supporting the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security Act (NCARS).   On behalf of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and our global community of more than half a million Earth and space scientists and allies, I write to thank you for introducing H.R.6311, the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security … The post AGU endorses the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security Act (NCARS) appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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AGU sends letter of endorsement for American Innovation Act
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by Caitlin Bergstrom
18h ago
On 25 March 2024, AGU sent a letter of endorsement to Senator Richard Durbin in support of the American Innovation Act.   On behalf of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and our global community of more than half a million Earth and space scientists and allies, I am writing to thank you for crafting and offering AGU’s official endorsement for the American Innovation Act.    The American Innovation Act provides stable and … The post AGU sends letter of endorsement for American Innovation Act appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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Comment Period Open for Three AGU Position Statements
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by American Geophysical Union
1M ago
Starting today, AGU members have until 30 April to comment on revisions to three AGU position statements addressing climate change, science communication and data, respectively. Position statements are what enable AGU to provide scientific expertise on significant policy issues related to science, ranging from education to resilience. These statements are not only cited by AGU but also referenced by journalists, policymakers and other scientists and science organizations. As part of … The post Comment Period Open for Three AGU Position Statements appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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AGU endorses the Comprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act H.R.7275
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by Caitlin Bergstrom
1M ago
On 12 February 2024, AGU sent a letter to Representatives Cartwright, Fitzpatrick, and Mast offering support for the reintroduction of the Comprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act H.R.7275.   On behalf of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and our global community of more than half a million Earth and space scientists and allies, I am writing to thank you for reintroducing H.R.7275, the Comprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act, and to offer … The post AGU endorses the Comprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act H.R.7275 appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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FY24 Spending Bill Falls Short On Science Funding 
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by Lisa J. Graumlich
1M ago
Nearly halfway through the fiscal year, Congress has passed six spending bills for the remainder of FY24 that include budget cuts for key federal science research agencies. These cuts are harmful to the advancement of science and the protection of people and the environment. AGU strongly advocates for policymakers to prioritize science as they wrestle with the remainder of the government’s funding this fiscal year and as they shift their … The post FY24 Spending Bill Falls Short On Science Funding  appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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AGU’s Statement on Third Averted U.S. Government Shutdown of FY24 
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by Lisa J. Graumlich
1M ago
For the third time in the fiscal year 2024 appropriations cycle, the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have agreed to extend funding of the government and avert a shutdown.    With another short-term funding solution, the future of science hangs in the balance once again. We urgently call upon lawmakers to prioritize scientific advancement and prevent any disruption to government services throughout the rest of the fiscal year … The post AGU’s Statement on Third Averted U.S. Government Shutdown of FY24  appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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AGU at COP28: Driving Change Through Collaboration
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by Lisa J. Graumlich
2M ago
The annual UN Climate Change Conference, or COP, is a vital meeting for the global effort to address climate change. This year, COP28’s achievements included the establishment of a loss and damage fund to aid vulnerable nations financially, alongside the consensus from nearly every country to “transition away from fossil fuels”—a milestone in 28 years of international climate negotiation. As scientists, we want more action from our leaders and for … The post AGU at COP28: Driving Change Through Collaboration appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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Georneys is Moving – and Where to Find Me
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by Evelyn Mervine
2M ago
AGU has announced that it will be sunsetting the AGU Blogosphere. So, I am here to say goodbye – and to thank AGU for years of hosting my blog. I started blogging for the AGU Blogosphere in 2011, when I was in graduate school. I’ve enjoyed my time blogging here over the years, particularly my “What to Buy a Geologist for Christmas” and my “Geology Word of the Week” posts. … The post Georneys is Moving – and Where to Find Me appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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New URL Same Weekly Observations of Glacier Response To Climate Change
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by Mauri Pelto
2M ago
For a decade I have chronicled glacier change in a weekly post as part of the AGU Blogosphere. I typically examine a specific glacier or field area. shairng my specific observations of the glaciers in the images presented, usually  the key changes have happened in the last few months, with reference to relevant literature. When I joined the AGU Blogosphere in 2014 I had been blogging for five years with … The post New URL Same Weekly Observations of Glacier Response To Climate Change appeared first on AGU Blogosphere ..read more
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