Department of Interior FY2017 Budget Request

February 23, 2016 – Washington, D.C. Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, testified before the Senate Energy & Natural Resources (ENR) hearing on the DOI’s budget request for FY2017 on February 23, 2016. It is $61 million above 2016 enacted. The current budget authority includes $13.4 billion in net discretionary spending for its programs, with $290 million available for catastrophic fires. Please subscribe or […]

National Academies of Sciences' Arctic Matters Day

January 14, 2016 – NAS building, Washington, DC On January 14th, The National Academies of Sciences held a public symposium “Arctic Matters Day” to provide an overview of the dramatic environmental changes affecting the Arctic region and the many ways these changes can affect the world’s population. — Please subscribe or sign in to read […]

Polar Research Board Fall Meeting

December 3-4, 2015 – Washington, D.C. The National Academies of Sciences convened its Polar Research Board in Washington, DC on Dec. 3-4 to review recent Arctic and Antarctic research. — Please subscribe or sign in to read the full story.

The Impact and Effects of Climate Change in a Rapidly-Changing Arctic: Insights from a Science-Policy Perspective

November 10, 2015 – Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. At a climate change presentation at Georgetown University in Washington DC on Nov. 10, Thomas R. Armstrong, President of the Madison River Group, used a science policy perspective to provide insights about the changing Arctic.  — Please subscribe or sign in to read the full story.