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(Unless otherwise noted, all news pieces were written by Gyami Shrestha.)

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May, 2020

*Excerpts cross-posted from NASA*

Some U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program Pertinent Federal Guidance, Research & Funding Opportunities on Coronavirus (COVID-19)



*Excerpts cross-posted from IARPC*

The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is currently looking for broad input on the structure, goals, and objectives of the Arctic Research Plan. Please share your ideas on the critical issues facing the Arctic and what research needs to be conducted to address those issues

April, 2020

On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Carbon Cycle Science Program Office released its first Carbon Digest.

*Cross-posted from ICE-SAT distribution list*

*Excerpts cross-posted from the USDA Federal Register Notice and press release.*

'The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) is seeking public and private sector input on the new Agriculture Innovation Agenda.

The USDA Office of Energy and Environmental Policy has released a Notice of Request for Public Comment on Updates to Technical Guidelines for Quantifying Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions and Carbon Sequestration at the Entity-Scale for Agriculture and Forestry.

Details and instructions to submit comments are available here.

An excerpt from this request for input is cross-posted below, for your information.



The Congressional Research Service (CRS) has released a report, 'The Effects of COVID-19 on the Federal Research Enterprise'.