The White House’s federal budget request for FY2013 is out, and analysis of the numbers for climate-related resources are beginning to trickle in. Below is a sampling of those assessments from the blogosphere, which we’ll update as more comes in:
Climate Science Watch: “President’s 2013 budget requests 6% increase for climate and global change research”
CNAS’ Natural Security Blog: “Earth Monitoring Systems in the FY 2013 Budget”
Climate Progress: “11 Most Important Clean Energy Provisions In the President’s Budget Proposal”
E & E News: “Obama stresses climate change and clean energy in budget that may be scratch paper for divided Congress”
Science News: “Despite lean times, Obama wants R&D hikes”
NRDC Switchboard: “Obama 2013 Budget on Water Infrastructure: Wrong on Spending Cuts; Right on Green Infrastructure”
Federal Times: “Obama budget more than double DoD funding for energy projects to $1B”
Environmental Defense Fund: “Clean Energy and the 2013 Budget Proposal
Biofuels Digest: “Obama’s 2013 Budget: what’s in there for the bioeconomy?
CNAS’ Natural Security Blog: “Energy Programs in the FY 2013 Budget”
Policymic: “Barack Obama’s 2013 Budget Supports Energy Security and Innovation in Industries Like Solar Power”
There are some good things in there, but not enough. But with the divided Congress he’s dealing with he’ll be lucky to get through some of this.