What Might Trump Mean for Chemistry? - Speaking of Chemistry

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Reactions Science Videos | January 20, 2017

As Donald Trump becomes president, huge questions remain about his policies affecting the central science. So we’ve started looking for answers. Visit C&EN for more comprehensive coverage: http://cen.acs.org/articles/95/i3/US-...

While presidents tweet, money talks. In this episode, we look how Trump’s economic stances could affect the dollars and cents of chemistry. Huge thanks to Kevin Trenberth and Cal Dooley for their help with this video. Check out the links below for more information.

Kevin Trenberth, Distinguished Senior Scientist | NCAR
http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/staff/trenbert/

The American Chemistry Council
https://www.americanchemistry.com/

For U.S. science policy, big shift ahead | C&EN
http://cen.acs.org/articles/95/i3/US-...

Historical Trends in Federal R&D | AAAS
https://www.aaas.org/page/historical-...

Scientists are frantically copying U.S. climate data, fearing it might vanish under Trump | WaPo
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/e...

Trump’s space policy reaches for Mars and the stars | Space News
http://spacenews.com/trumps-space-pol...

Earth scientists are freaking out. NASA urges calm | Space News
http://spacenews.com/earth-scientists...

Trump promises to 'lift the restrictions on American energy' | LA Times
http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-fi...

Earth data visualizations are all from NASA. Check them out here http://climate.nasa.gov/resources/gra...

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