June 05, 2007

U.S. Short-Changes Climate Monitoring

U.S. short-changes climate monitoring, report says.
Reducing the number of satellites places the global-warming program 'in serious jeopardy,' government scientists warn.
America will lose much of its ability to monitor global warming from space unless the Bush administration reverses course and restores funding for the next generation of climate instruments, according to a confidential report prepared by government scientists.