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Oregon senator plans to cut federal funding for climate science research

Oregon’s Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley is calling on the U.S. government to cut its funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the nation’s climate science agency.Merkleys office said in a statement that Merkys call is an important step in protecting the future of science and science-based policymaking in the United States.The senator said in […]

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Australia’s last hope of avoiding recession: ‘It’s not about me’

With the global economy struggling, Australia’s government is warning Australians to avoid making rash decisions, including a massive stimulus package.Prime Minister Scott Morrison has already announced he will cut the public sector’s deficit in half and said a $12bn package would be enough to keep the economy from hitting a recession.The government is urging people […]