GOP to NASA: Forget Climate Science, Focus on Space

http://www.ecowatch.com/nasa-climate-change-2274296275.html

Lorraine Chow

For years, Republican lawmakers have tried to scrap NASA‘s climate change research in favor of space exploration, but with President Trump and his cabinet of climate skeptics now in control, the space agency’s earth sciences budget could finally be on the chopping block.

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), the notoriously science-averse chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, told E&E News he wants a “rebalancing” of NASA’s mission.

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