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14 March 2023
Science in President’s FY24 Budget Request
Last week, President Biden released the 2024 Presidential Budget Request, signaling the official start of the appropriations process. Through this process, Congress will decide how to fund most of the federal government, including science agencies like DOE, NASA, NOAA, NSF and USGS. We are pleased to see the request includes a substantial increase in science funding overall, which is in keeping with the support President Biden has shown for science …
10 February 2023
AGU statement on the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
In the early morning hours of Monday, 6 February, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit southeastern Turkey and parts of Syria. The quake was followed by a magnitude 7.5 event nine hours later, along with more than 200 aftershocks. The scope and scale of the earthquake is overwhelming, and our hearts go out to all those affected. The destruction and rising death toll have galvanized the international community into aid …