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Climate change: Hispanics more exposed to 'killer heat' in US   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Univision - Without global action to reduce harmful emissions, only 199 counties in the US would experience a heat index of less than 100°F throughout the year or reach that temperature for a maximum of one day, according to the Union of...
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Hearing Garners Bipartisan Support for Scientific Integrity   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Eos - Union of Concerned Scientists; Roger Pielke Jr., professor of environmental studies at the University of Colorado Boulder; and Joel Clement, Arctic Initiative senior fellow, Belfer Center for ...
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Report: Without bold climate action, deadly heat waves in store for Pennsylvania   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: NPR - The Union of Concerned Scientists’ analysis examines four levels of heat index thresholds: above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, above 100, above 105, and “off the charts” — an extreme scenario in ...
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Unaddressed Climate Change Will Skyrocket Number of Days With 100-Degree Heat Indexes in Midwest, According to Report   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Cleveland Scene - As Cleveland heads into a weekend with extreme heat watches and heat indexes topping 100 degrees, a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists warns that with no or little action on climate change, cities like Cleveland...
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With more extreme heat, air conditioning becomes a matter of life and death   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: PBS - William Brangham talks to Astrid Caldas of the Union of Concerned Scientists. With temperatures across the U.S. and around the globe setting record highs this week, William Brangham looks at what science tells us about where we...
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Republic Services Unveils 2030 Sustainability Goals   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Carbon Disclosure Project
Source: Finanzen - Carbon Disclosure Project's (CDP) Global Climate and the Supplier Climate Management Levels and Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies list. Republic was also named to Forbes World's Most Innovative Companies list, Forbes Best...
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Hotter days projected for Skagit County   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Skagit Valley Herald - According to a study by the Union of Concerned Scientists, if nothing is done to curb greenhouse gas emissions, climate change may by the end of the century bring weather that feels hotter than 90 degrees to Skagit County up to...
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From Atlantic City to Key West: 21 beach towns that will soon be under water   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: USA Today - By the close of the 21st century, about 2.5 million properties worth $1.07 trillion, in cities and towns along the coastline will be at risk of chronic flooding, according to a report from the Union of Concerned Scientists, a...
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'Florida really tops the charts' of states climate change will heat up, report says   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Phys.org - Scientists from the climate advocacy group Union of Concerned Scientists are predicting that the city could go from a couple weeks a year that feel like 100 degrees to nearly four months of ...
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New Survey Shows Strong Support for Electric Vehicles Across Economic Spectrum   
(Friday - July 19, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - The survey, conducted by Consumer Reports (CR) and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), shows that 63 percent of prospective car buyers in America have some interest in electric vehicles. Breaking this down, 31 percent would...
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