12 Jul '18, 9am

via @YaleE360

In an interview with Yale Environment 360 , Sanderson says that the option to take his research overseas became attractive when his work got the cold shoulder from federal funding agencies after the Trump administration took office. “I wrote a couple of proposals that year and found that there was definitely a nervousness for funding science that had… direct relevance to the consequences of [CO2] emissions,” says Sanderson. Lending urgency to his move, Sanderson says, is the reality that the Trump administration’s inaction comes at a critical moment when carbon emissions continue to soar and the hope of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels is rapidly fading. Yale Environment 360 : Why take your research to France, and was there a moment of no return for you regarding that decision? Ben Sanderson: First, as I think everybody working in science...

Full article: https://e360.yale.edu/features/why-this-us-climate-scient...

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