"Climate Studies, Research Feel Lingering Aftermath of Shutdown"

"Scientific monitoring in the Pacific Ocean, using buoys to take seawater temperatures, screeched to a halt when the government recently shut down for 35 days. But those efforts to monitor El Nino, the warming of the equatorial Pacific Ocean that affects global weather patterns, are just some of the shutdown’s impacts on science that Kevin Trenberth describes."

Source: Bloomberg Environment, 02/12/2019

"Trump’s Tariffs Sent Solar Jobs Tumbling For The Second Year In A Row"

"In 2016, the solar industry created 1 in every 50 new jobs in the United States. A year later, that number decreased for the first time in seven years as President Donald Trump’s threat to slap import fees on photovoltaic panels loomed. That decline continued for a second year in a row in 2018, new data show."

Source: HuffPost, 02/12/2019

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