May 5, 2015
On April 30, 2015, the science committee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved a Republican-backed bill that calls for deep cuts in spending on earth science. The bill, H.R. 2039, would authorize $1.45 billion for earth science, which is well below the $1.95 billion requested.
November 11, 2014
WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2014—NASA Administrator Charles Bolden, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Patricia Haslach, and U.S. Ambassador to the African Union (AU) Reuben Brigety, met this week in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to discuss resources available to help mitigate the impacts in Africa of global climate change. On Monday, Bolden delivered high-resolution topographical data for the African continent to the technical committee