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KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Commit to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil. Who's Next'   
April 05, 2015
- The Huffington Post - Yum! Brands' announcement comes just a day after the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS) released a report analyzing top companies' palm oil commitments. It's a follow-up to the organization's...
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Climate Group working on LED street lighting projects in several states   
April 05, 2015
- Net India 123 - îThe Climate Groupî, a non-profit organization, has been working on the LED street lighting pilots projects in several states of the country in association with the urban local bodies. Recently...
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Calif. drought challenges state's businesses   
April 05, 2015
- azcentral.com - "We're on a real collision course with a very dark reality," says Dave Puglia, senior vice president of the îWestern Growersî Association in Irvine, Calif., a grower and packer trade group. WHO GETS...
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Iran nuclear deal changes the balance of power in Middle East   
April 05, 2015
- Globe and Mail - The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, perhaps the most dispassionate group capable of evaluating the draft framework, gave it cautious approval but that assessment was all by drowned out by the...
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Domino's, DairyQueen, Taco Bell, Burt's Bees score terribly on eliminating deforestation from supply chains   
April 05, 2015
- Mongabay - concludes a updated assessment from The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî (UCS). Released today, the second annual Palm Oil Scorecard evaluates sourcing policies of 40 major companies that use palm oil in...
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Obituary: Lincoln Wolfenstein / Internationally known physicist who taught at CMU   
April 05, 2015
- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - He was a founding member of the original Pittsburgh Committee for a SANE Nuclear Policy and a member of the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, an activist group generally regarded as liberal....
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Report on Pilgrim is fear mongering   
April 05, 2015
- capecodtimes.com - The îUnion of Concerned Scientistsîâ use of the term ânear-missesâ is inaccurate and alarmist. This group continues to misrepresent the findings of the Nuclear Regulatory...
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Tech apocalypse! 9 doomsday scenarios   
April 05, 2015
- Computer World - According to a database maintained by the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî, there are now more than 1,100 active satellites in orbit, with around 60 percent of them used for communications. (Oh, an...
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Scenes from a Sustainability Quest, from Leopard Skin Sales to Lionfish Sashimi   
April 05, 2015
- The New York Times The Opinion Pages - I apologize for the fairly limited flow on Dot Earth of late. Like many people I meet, I have multiple work (and life) obligations. My two spring Pace University courses and visits to speak...
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KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut adopt 'green' policy on palm oil sourcing   
April 05, 2015
- Domain-b - According to a report recently released by the îUnion of Concerned Scientistsî on the use of sustainable palm oil, Dunkin' Brands ranked No 1 with a score of 70, showing a strong commitment and Subway was...
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