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Union of Concerned Scientists: Rural Drivers Have Most to Gain from Clean Vehicles   
March 22, 2019
Source: dailyyonder.com - Drivers living outside urban areas have farther to drive for work, shopping and trips to the doctor, so they spend more on gas and repairs and produce more emissions per capita. Switching to clean vehicles would save money; it...
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Environmental groups want SF to nudge Uber, Lyft drivers toward electric vehicles   
March 22, 2019
Source: m.sfgate.com - In recent weeks, at least five organizations, including the Union of Concerned Scientists, Natural Resources Defense Council, Coalition for Clean Air and the San Francisco League of Conservation ...
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Dickinson College in Carlisle gets another A on 'green' report card from national sustainability organization   
March 22, 2019
Source: The Patriot-News - The private, liberal arts campus was among the top seven schools in the country to earn an A on the College Sustainability Report Card 2011, published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. It was the third straight year...
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Annette Penny profiles   
March 21, 2019
Source: LinkedIn - Education Humboldt State University, Front Range Community College, National Outdoor Leadership School, Responsible Endowments Coalition Summary I am an outdoor enthusiast, urban agriculturalist, and upcycler extraordinaire. I...
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Why It Makes More Sense to Dump Your Fossil Fuel Stocks   
March 20, 2019
Source: TheStreet.com - NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Sure, fossil fuel companies such as ... The executive director of the Responsible Endowments Coalition, David Apfel, told The Nation that unless an institution specifically screens out investments in...
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Climate Science With Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel On Tuesday's Access Utah   
March 20, 2019
Source: Utah Public Radio - Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel is Director of Climate Science for the Climate & Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. She will be in Utah later this week for events in Salt Lake City and Ogden. She says we can adapt to...
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Union of Concerned Scientists’ Ricardo Salvador mulled endorsing anti-GMO campaign in exchange for contributions, violating UCS’ ethics policy   
March 20, 2019
Source: Genetic Literacy Project - In a response to anti-GMO campaigners requesting endorsement, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) promised to look into it in exchange for funding. Margaret Mellon, UCS Senior Scientist until ...
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Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Wraps Up First Semester on 192 Campuses   
March 20, 2019
Source: The Nation - executive director of the Responsible Endowments Coalition, a campaign partner. “It’s time for colleges to build fossil free portfolios that have strong returns on investment and help move us towards us a sustainable...
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Tag: Union of Concerned Scientists   
March 19, 2019
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Food insurance changes will tie premiums to actual risks, could drive up costs for some homeowners   
March 19, 2019
Source: Chicago Tribune - "This is badly needed," said Shana Udvardy, a climate resilience analyst for the Union of Concerned Scientists. She called the shift "a huge step in the right direction, so we can let communities, particularly those communities...
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