Trump Budget Could Be a Climate Cooker

A new white paper estimates the climate impacts of the budget request President Trump is expected to make on Tuesday, May 23.

A team of E4A University of Vermont graduate students looked at the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that result from federal spending – a modest but important part of the United States’ overall carbon footprint.

Analyzing the Trump Administration’s general Budget Blueprint, released in March, the researchers found that the changes in federal spending would produce 1.8 million metric tons of additional carbon dioxide-equivalent emissions in 2018 alone. Click here for more info or read this blogpost.

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