US Politics in Trump era Public date: 14.11.2019 12:15:01

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12 May 2018

Trump cancels NASA’s greenhouse gas monitoring system after scrapping clean air regulation

Donald Trump has cancelled NASA’s greenhouse gas monitoring system, prompting concern it will hinder efforts to bring down global emissions. The space agency’s Carbon Monitoring System (CMS) has until now used satellite and aircraft instruments to monitor carbon dioxide and methane levels remotely - spending $10m (£7.35m) each year.  But the White House has now scrapped the funding as part of its wider attack on climate science.
Donald Trump has cancelled NASA’s greenhouse gas monitoring system, prompting concern it will hinder efforts to bring...

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