Thursday afternoon the Senate handily voted 90-8 to pass the $37.5 billion funding measure (H.R. 2028) -the first appropriations bill to reach the floor of the Senate this year.
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France Córdova, the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Virginia, has unveiled a research agenda intended to shape the agency’s next few decades and win over the next U.S. president and...
Since the Consortium for Ocean Leadership Legislative Tracker was last updated on March 4th, 20 bills of interest to the ocean sciences community were introduced in Congress.
Against all odds, another group of children who are suing the government to protect the environment against the harm of global warming in their future, have won in court. Again.
Arctic temperatures are rising and sea-ice is diminishing, yielding new challenges for all Arctic stakeholders. Distinguished panel speakers from a range of backgrounds spoke at the congressional briefing, “Technology Solutions in an Opening Arctic,” that was hosted by the Marine Technology Society, the House Oceans Caucus, and the Congressional Arctic Working Group.
After more than 16 hours of mark up, the House Armed Services Committee passed the $610 billion Defense Authorization bill for FY2017 with a vote of 60 to 2.
The first spending bill of the year, the Energy and Water Appropriations bill, has already hit rough waters in the Senate due to the proposal of controversial amendments.
The number of conservative voters who believe in climate change has almost doubled in the past two years, according to a new poll that attributes the rise in part to a lessening hostility toward the issue by Republican leaders.
Earlier this month, a U.S. satellite known as F17 — which was primarily used for meteorological measurements — experienced operational failures that compromised the integrity of its data.
Something unusual happened in the halls of Congress April 20: a group of Republicans sat down with a group of Democrats to talk about potential solutions to climate change.