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The storms in the northwestern Pacific have become stronger over the past two decades, and may increase in intensity as the planet warms in the next century.
The United States Institute of Peace blog, The Olive Branch, featured a new grant to the AAAS Geospatial Technologies and Human Rights Project that will focus on the use of satellite imagery to improve crisis early warning mechanisms.

The proposed U.S. House of Representatives’ 2013 budget, though unlikely to gain Senate approval, sets a baseline for deep cuts to federal research and development spending for energy and other non-defense areas, according to a new AAAS analysis.

Specifically, the House budget would reduce total spending in key areas by 5% and total R&D by 3% below President Barack Obama’s requested budget of $142.2 billion for fiscal year 2013, said Matt Hourihan, director of the AAAS R&D Budget and Policy Program.