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CSIRO climate cuts will breach Paris agreement and cost economy

dried-up river
A dried-up river can be seen next to sand dunes and salt pans in outback Australia. Farmers rely heavily on climate change forecasts from the CSIRO to mitigate the impact of bushfires, cyclones and droughts. Photograph: David Gray/Reuters
Cuts to climate modelling and measuring research contradict Australia’s pledge to strengthen commitments to climate science, the Climate Council says

February 22, 2016 — Cuts to the CSIRO’s climate modelling and measuring research will breach Australia’s obligations under the recent Paris agreement and will result in huge costs to the economy, a report by Australia’s Climate Council has found.

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