The Belarus government's plans to boost science funding "remain elusive", while basic research and the number of scientists are being eroded by the financial crisis, according to a recent recent report by the Belarusian Institute of System Analysis and Information Support of Scientific and Technical Sphere. The country's science could benefit from more international cooperation, from which much of the research funds come, but policies to boost such collaboration with key regional […]
NOAA has been prevailed upon to reverse its previous position on whether the melting of the North Pole icecap will affect sea levels!
Until yesterday, the position of the agency, as least as reflected in its "Arctic Theme Page FAQ," was, "No":
Well, after I suggested that anyone of the 14 billion regular readers of this blog who disagreed w/ me that seal levels wouldn't rise should "take it up with NOAA," someone apparently did -- & got the agency to