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17 May 2024

Navigating Through Climate Change: The Severe Turbulence Research and Development Act Signed into Law with FAA Reauthorization

On 16 May 2024, the bipartisan Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act was signed into law by President Joe Biden, which included the Severe Turbulence Research and Development Act. Introduced by Representative Haley Stevens (MI-11) and endorsed by AGU, this legislation marks a critical milestone in our ongoing efforts to tackle the increasingly severe impacts of climate change on aviation safety. The Severe Turbulence Research and Development Act enhances the …

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8 May 2024

AGU Celebrates Bipartisan Approval of Weather Act Reauthorization

AGU, the world’s largest Earth and space science association, applauds the bipartisan effort by Congress to pass The Weather Act Reauthorization, H.R. 6093, which promises to make weather forecasting in the U.S. more accurate.    AGU endorsed H.R. 6093 in November along with several other pieces of legislation that were added to this bill, including the National Weather Service Communications Improvement Act, H.R.1496; NOAA Weather Radio Modernization Act, H.R.1482; and …

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19 April 2024

AGU endorses the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security Act (NCARS)

On 25 March 2024, AGU sent a letter of endorsement to leadership in the House of Representatives supporting the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security Act (NCARS).   On behalf of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) and our global community of more than half a million Earth and space scientists and allies, I write to thank you for introducing H.R.6311, the National Coordination on Adaptation and Resilience for Security …

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