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UCAR Washington Update

UCAR Briefing: State of the Arctic: David Titley, Julienne Stroeve, and Jennifer Kay
Three researchers gave Congressional and agency staff a look at the latest research on environmental change forecasting in the region and considered risks and opportunities in the Arctic environment. [video, slides]
Continuing Resolution passes: photo of wooden gavel
Congress approved and President Obama signed a short-term Continuing Resolution that provides for the maintenance of appropriations at current (Fiscal Year 2015) spending levels, albeit reduced across the board by 0.21 percent.
2016 Update: cover of the Federal Budget for Fiscal Year 2015
Negotiations are under way to consider and pass a continuing resolution (CR) before the start of Fiscal Year 2016 on October 1, 2015.
Hurricane researchers Sytske Kimball, Chris Davis, and Shuyi Chen
It was standing room only for Katrina to Sandy and Beyond: Next-Generation Hurricane Prediction, the second in a series of UCAR Congressional Briefings in Washington, D.C.
Archway over Appropriations Committee doorway, Senate wing, U.S. Capitol building
While the House CJS Appropriations Bill passed the House of Representatives on June 4, the Senate Appropriations Committee version is unlikely to be considered by the full Senate.

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