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Increasing humidity, driven in part by climate change, is making even modest heat waves unbearable   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Washington Post - And it’s only getting worse. A study published in Environmental Research Communications last month by researchers at the Union of Concerned Scientists hints at an alarmingly hot future across the U.S. “By the mid-21st...
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How One Billionaire Could Keep Three Countries Hooked on Coal for Decades   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: New York Times - “This is the last gasp of the fossil fuel industry and they’re taking advantage of all the political capital they have to dig in,” said Rachel Cleetus, public policy director for the Union of Concerned...
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Was Deadly Explosion Off the Arctic Coast the Result of a Nuclear-Powered Russian Weapon'   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Live Science - Aircraft and missiles that rely on a nuclear reactor rather than the burning of fuel to provide propulsion aren't an entirely new idea, said Edwin Lyman, acting director of the Nuclear Safety Project at the Union of Concerned...
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Wisconsin Governor Orders All Clean Energy by 2050   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Courthouse News Service - Evers’ order also cited a Union of Concerned Scientists study stating that by 2050, Wisconsin could see two weeks per year of dangerous heat indexes above 100 degrees, analogous to southern U.S. states like Alabama and...
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Researchers back Chellie Pingree’s efforts to keep agricultural agencies in DC   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Sun Journal - “The damage was already done before Secretary Perdue made his decision,” Mike Lavender, senior manager of government affairs in the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said in a prepared...
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General Mills Releases Plan for Pesticide Use Reduction at Advocates' Request   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : As You Sow
Source: Twin Cities Business - Shareholder advocacy nonprofit As You Sow has withdrawn a shareholder resolution asking General Mills to share evidence of its efforts to reduce its use of chemical pesticides across its supply chain.
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Problem: China Wants Its Very Own X-37B Space Plane   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The National Interest - from the nonprofit Union of Concerned Scientists, explained in a blog post. “That large mass penalty makes it more difficult and expensive to get a spaceplane and its payload into orbit and ...
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Scientists decry 'ignorance’ of rolling back species protections in the midst of a mass extinction   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Washington Post - a research scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists. Rebecca Riley of the Natural Resources Defense Council wrote that the change demonstrates “willful ignorance from the Trump Administration about the looming...
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U.S. Farmers Plant Crops You Won't Eat in Climate Change Fight   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Bloomberg - Karen Stillerman, a senior analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists, says that there’s still a lot to learn on the topic so future research and technical assistance for farmers should ”seek to minimize any...
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Around 1 million square feet of sea ice melted in July as the globe experienced its hottest month in history   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Business Insider - New data confirmed that July 2019 was the hottest month in history, and Arctic and Antarctic sea ice were at their lowest levels for July.
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