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    Global Climate Change

    Vice President Gore testified at a joint meeting of House committees about global climate change, environmental policy, and future policy options to reduce emissions and improve…

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    Global Climate Change, Panel 1

    Scientists testified on public and private sector responses to global climate change. Witnesses addressed a number of issues including the basic science of climate change, the…

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    Global Climate Change, Panel 2

    Scientists testified on public and private sector responses to global climate change. Witnesses addressed a number of issues including the effects of rising carbon dioxide levels and…

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    Oil Spill Cleanup Technology

    Federal officials and scientists testified about research, development, and technology needs for the recovery and effective cleanup of oil spills. In the first panel officials focused…

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    Global Climate Change, Panel 3

    Scientists testified on public and private sector responses to global climate change. Witnesses testified about a number of issues including the potential effects of global climate…

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    Global Climate Change

    Bjørn Lomborg testified at a joint meeting of House committees about global climate change, environmental policy, and future policy options to reduce emissions and improve environmental…

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    Oversight of Weather Satellite Programs

    Witnesses testified on a report on weather satellite programs Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) and Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite - R Series (GOES-R). They said the…

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    Energy Department Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Secretary Chu testified on the Energy Department’s fiscal year 2013 budget request. Questions focused on the high price of gasoline, the potential of tapping into the Strategic…

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    Weather Forecasting

    Weather experts testified on U.S. weather forecasting models, and how they compared with similar international programs. They agreed that despite substantial improvements through the…

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    Weather Forecasting

    Panelists testified on ways to improve weather forecasting by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Panel One
    Kathryn Sullivan, acting administrator, National Oceanic…

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    Understanding and Forecasting Tornadoes

    A month after devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma, scientists and researchers testified about advances in technology which provided improved predictions of severe storms and…

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    El Nino Preparations

    Subcommittee members heard testimony from weather and other experts concerning the impact of the El Nino periodic weather system on U.S. weather patterns. The panelists gave their…

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    Management at the National Hurricane Center

    Witnesses testified about operations and procedures at the National Hurricane Center. The hearing explored questions raised by the process that culminated in Center Director X. William…

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    Extending and Doubling Daylight-Saving Time

    The subcommittee heard testimony on whether to increase the number of days the U.S. observes daylight-saving time in order to increase energy conservation.

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