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    Our space agency is making folksy videos to justify its mission against a hostile administration! I love science! [bursts into tears]

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    Why do we study our home planet? 'Cause we're the space agency! Learn more about our Earth science missions: science.nasa.gov/earth-science

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    Charlie Loyd

    I kid. The “I love science” stuff isn’t the problem. It’s the selling infrastructure for scrap because it makes fossil fuels look bad.

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    Charlie Loyd

    Why worry about Earth observation when every poor and vulnerable American is at risk? Cause EO is, among other things, disaster prevention.

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    Charlie Loyd

    And disasters, big ones, especially weather ones, tend to kill vulnerable people. That’s what vulnerable means.

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    Charlie Loyd

    Was thinking about this illustration as I read about Cliff Mass’s push for funding forecasting better: nytimes.com/2016/10/23/mag…

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