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GOP Spending Plan Hopes To Cut Climate Change Funding From NASA

Gop Spending

First Posted: 02/15/11 01:21 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:30 PM ET

Mother Jones:

This week, Reps. Bill Posey (R-Fla.), Sandy Adams (R-Fla.) and Rob Bishop (R-Utah) called for a budget that would "reprioritize NASA" by axing the funding for climate change research. The original cuts to the budget outlined yesterday would have cut $379 million from NASA's budget. These members want climate out of NASA's purview entirely, however. Funding climate research, said Adams in a statement, "undercuts one of NASA's primary and most important objectives of human spaceflight."

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