The Executive Committee of the Union approved the following testimony for submission in writing for the record of the hearings on H.R. 10013 National Climate Program Act held by the Subcommittee on Environment and the Atmosphere of the Committee on Science and Technology.
The American Geophysical Union is a scientific society of over 12,000 members. It was founded in 1919 and is incorporated in the District of Columbia as a nonprofit educational and scientific organization. The individual members are concerned with the scientific study of the earth and its environment in space. Among the membership are most of the geophysicists in the United States who have scientific interests in the earth's climate and the factors which govern it.