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Climate Research Funding Criteria


  1. Demonstrate AGW.

  2. Demonstrate the catastrophic consequences of AGW.

  3. Explore policy implications stemming from 1 & 2.


Paul Vaughan shares some of the criteria for climate research funding in a concise but chilling piece from from Watts Up With That?

Most scientists require funding from external sources in order pay for their research. Academics without funding are unable to pay students to assist them with their research. Less research means fewer published papers, which makes it even harder to obtain grant money.