26 November at 12:00 pm EDT:
Signs are getting a bit better that the committee tasked with negotiating a federal budget deal could reach a deal that would pave the way for spending bills and help to stave off another federal government partial shutdown.
Adverse Effects of the Shutdown
U.S. science agencies are tallying the adverse effects of the recent government shutdown on the Earth and space sciences. Read the Eos Article
Government Reopens, Science Struggles to Recover
The government shutdown may be over, but its impacts on the Earth and space science programs the U.S. relies on to protect public health, provide stability to our economy, and support our national security are not. Read the Full Statement
How Can AGU Help?
Even though the government shutdown is now over, AGU recognizes that it caused a variety of negative impacts on scientists across the country. Where possible, we are taking steps to help address problems you may be facing relating to meetings, publications, and other AGU programs. Learn More
Share Your Story
Your voice as a scientist is important. Tell us about how the government shutdown affected your research and what you think that means for the country, the economy, or the state of science. To share your story, or one from a colleague, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.