Climate Research Shutdown

BY ON October 15, 2013

Climate Change Research Shutdown Cartoon

The government shutdown that started nearly three weeks ago has cost the National Park Service (including Glacier National Park) almost half a million dollars in entrance fees and tens of millions of dollars in visitor spending each day. While the shutdown has put moms and dads all over the country out of work, carbon polluting drilling continues in 12 National Parks, and climate research is adversely impacted:

“The impacts to climate research, which relies on continuous series of data, could be significant.” ~ Scientific American

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TOPICS: Climate Change