Climate Central: 'A Trump budget could decimate climate funding'

November 29, 2016

Climate Central breaks down where a number of federal agencies stand with climate and energy funding, what they spend it on, and what could be under fire after Jan. 20 when President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

In the article, Professor Edward Carr, director of Clark's International Development, Community, and Environment Department, comments on how framing the importance of State Department funding specifically may have an impact.

“He sees himself as a business person with good deals and bad deals,” Carr says. “Almost everybody knows dealing with something proactively costs you much less than reacting much later. Being able to demonstrate that with aid could speak to the businessman and help convince him.”