|2018-05-10||References to “Climate Change” Removed from DOD Report||DOD, Federal||Government Censorship||Climate||
A DOD report discussing how climate change is affecting military bases was edited to remove several references to “climate change” and downplay its impacts. For example, several references to climate change-induced sea level rise and its impact on military bases were removed, as were references to declines in Arctic sea ice.
|2017-05-23||DOD’s FY18 Budget Request Cut by Trump Administration||DOD, Federal||Budget Cuts||Climate, Other||
The Trump administration’s proposed FY2018 budget included $347 million in funding for climate and environmental research at DOD. This represents less than 1% of the amount requested by DOD and would result in cuts to several research programs.