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Many nuclear plants are shutting down. Will fossil fuels replace them'   
(Thursday - September 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: ClimateConnections - Across the country, nuclear power plants are shutting down. More than a third of them are unprofitable or scheduled to close, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. But taking nuclear offline has trade-offs for the...
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Lower costs entice corporations to embrace renewable energy solutions   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: MacTech - The Union of Concerned Scientists said that the burning of fossil fuels emits air pollutants and causes adverse effects to both the environment and public health. Consequently, the effects of climate change have caused glaciers...
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A newly designed vaccine may help stamp out remaining polio cases worldwide   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The Conversation - Patricia L. Foster receives funding from the US Army Research Office. She is a member of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Concerned Scientists at Indiana University. Public health ...
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Healthy Soil Can Combat Climate Change from the Ground Up   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: dailyyonder.com - Between 2015 and 2018, states debated 166 bills related to soil health, according to an April 2019 report from the Union of Concerned Scientists. “When soil is healthy, it can hold a lot more water and drain better, but it...
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Microbursts in Cleveland Heights unexplainable, but power outages are on the rise   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Cleveland.com - and the transmission and distribution lines that deliver power to homes and businesses — was not designed to withstand many of the extreme weather events occurring today,” a 2014 Union of Concerned Scientists paper...
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Climate Change Threatens Biden Beach House   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: WBOC - According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, his home and others in the community at risk from flooding caused by climate change by 2045. This scenario assumes that continued rise in global carbon emissions and an increasing...
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What Climate Change Will Do To Three Major American Cities By 2100   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Teen Vogue - “We get a lot of the smoke that comes from the wildfires that happen in inland California, and that makes it really hard to breathe the air,” said Kristy Dahl, a climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists,...
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UCS Privacy Statement   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) respects your right to privacy and is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. We have created the following privacy policy to inform you about the ways in which the Union of...
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Electric Car Event In Windsor Coming Up   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Patch - WINDSOR, CT — According to CCSU Professor Dr. Charles Button, Consumer Reports and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) have reported that 63 percent of prospective car buyers in America are ...
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Science Group Calls for Secretary Ross to Resign, Full Investigation of Manipulation of Science at NOAA   
(Wednesday - September 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - WASHINGTON (September 10, 2019)—Today, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) called on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to resign after reports emerged that he ordered the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
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