Much has been said about all the different ways developed countries can help their poor counterparts deal with climate change. The issue is especially important since poor countries are the most affected due to geographical location and lack of resources. One of the most repeated argument is that rich countries can help with money and technology.

Now, a program to help poor countries forecast droughts and floods got shut down after only four years of operation.

The cut will save $500,000 per year, or 0.4% of the National Center of Atmospheric Research $120 million annual budget.

To put things in perspective, Exxon Mobil’s profit is around $130 million. Daily. After taxes.

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