Extreme Weather- How Does Our Nation Respond?

2016-02-05T14:20:39+00:00 February 5, 2016|

(Click to enlarge) A GOES East image of Hurricane Sandy as she approaches the East Coast on October 29, 2012. (Credit: NOAA) Pew Charitable Trust, Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate, held a Capitol Hill briefing on our nation’s response to extreme weather.The speakers discussed trends in extreme weather over the past [...]

More Transparency Requested From Noaa At House Weather Satellite Hearing

2015-12-11T16:20:18+00:00 December 11, 2015|

Concern over a potential gap in NOAA’s (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) weather data, caused by delay in launching a new geostationary satellite, led two subcommittees of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology to hold a a hearing titled, “An Overview of the Nation’s Weather Satellite Programs and Policies.”

Senate Commerce Committee Approves Nine Bills

2015-06-26T08:43:41+00:00 June 26, 2015|

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing that approved nine bills and several promotions within the U.S. Coast Guard. Included in the hearing were measures to reform ocean governance, climate change and pollution.

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