WASHINGTON (May 23, 2017) — The Trump administration issued its full Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal today. The proposal calls for a 31 percent budget cut to the Environmental Protection Agency, amounting to a $2.7 billion cut. It also looks to zero out discretionary spending for international organizations and includes an overall cut to the Department of Energy while boosting for its nuclear program.
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World Resources Institute is pleased to announce that Frances Seymour has rejoined the Institute as a Distinguished Senior Fellow. Seymour is recognized as one of the world’s top thinkers on forest and governance issues, and is the lead author of the book, Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics, and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change.