11 Jan '18, 4pm

Troll of the month: France gives grants to US climate scientists imperiled by Trump

President of France, Emmanuel Macron. CC 2 license from Raul Mee. Enlarge Photo It's a high-level troll, and an expert one. French president Emmanuel Macron announced in December that his country would offer grants totaling $70 million to 18 climate scientists, 13 from the U.S., to continue their research until U.S. president Donald Trump leaves office. The money is meant to give these researchers secure funding to continue their work at a time when funding for climate science in their home countries is under attack. CHECK OUT: Is 'Drawdown' the climate-change action map the world needs? As a Cornell University researcher, one of the 13 U.S. researchers funded, told the Associated Press , the offer "gave me such a psychological boost, to have that kind of support, to have the head of state saying I value what you do." Another told The Washington Post , "For me, the chance ...

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