Like last year’s budget, the Trump administration’s 2019 budget proposes large cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency. And it eliminates explicit climate change programs in other parts of the government and cuts spending for climate change-related monitoring, alternative energy, energy efficiency and flood prevention. LBJ Professor Josh Busby discusses 4 things to know.
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After an eventful 2017, what's in store for the new year? Professors from the LBJ School offer their best predictions, explaining what to keep an eye on and what may be at stake.
Busby, who began studying climate and security in 2004, is the lead researcher on a three-year, $1.9 million Department of Defense (DoD) funded project called “Complex Emergencies and Political Stability in Asia” (CEPSA).
Despite three major hurricanes battering the country this year, political experts predict there will be no immediate federal policy to address climate change, and Republicans and Democrats will stay staunchly divided on the issue.
LBJ Professors Joshua Busby and David Eaton have each earned grant awards from The University of Texas at Austin's IC2 Institute to support their ongoing global research.
For months, “Will he or won’t he?” has been the parlor game among those wondering whether the Trump administration would withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Today, we have the official answer: Yes, President Trump will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement.
U.S. Rep. Roger Williams turned down invitations to attend meetings in his congressional district. A panel of nonpartisan experts, including LBJ Professor Josh Busby, talked about several issues, including health care and the border wall.
Policy Research Institute funding will grant 12 LBJ School faculty members the opportunity to pursue important research projects on complex, relevant policy issues.