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‘Secret science’ plan is back, and critics say it's worse   
(Friday - November 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Science | AAAS - The proposed supplement “is even worse than we thought it would be,” says Gretchen Goldman of the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, D.C. “We didn't think [the transparency proposal] could get any...
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Florida’s soldiers face more heat risk from climate change than any other state   
(Thursday - November 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Miami Herald - As the climate changes, there could be plenty more black flag days ahead, especially in Florida, a new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists found. America’s military bases could see an average of an extra month...
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Green group nudges Ford to put some "eco" in its Ecosport   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Green Car Reports - The Union of Concerned Scientists is trying to light a fire under Ford, calling out its Ecosport for being a little light on that first syllable. The group suggests that the current model's replacement could (and should) be...
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How rising temps could cause even more heat casualties at military bases   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Military Times - The military’s hottest bases clock in at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, and Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists, and they could be...
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Air pollution denial builds under Trump’s EPA watch, say scientists   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: MarketWatch - The Union of Concerned Scientists has said that the original draft of the EPA proposal on pollution studies would require agency employees “to put on blinders and only see the science that [officials] want them to...
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'Killer Heat' Expected To Affect Florida's Military Bases   
(Wednesday - November 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: WLRN - The Union of Concerned Scientists’ report looked at days when the heat index is more than 100 degrees. Listen Listening... LISTEN: Stephanie Colombini on the new study, which calculates how many dangerously hot days the...
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U.S. military bases to face an increase in extreme heat   
(Tuesday - November 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: UPI.com - Researchers with the Union of Concerned Scientists used climate models to simulate temperatures on U.S. military bases under a range of warming scenarios. They published their findings in a new report. "Our results show that with...
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Report: Extreme heat a grave threat for military bases   
(Tuesday - November 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Roll Call - Days when the temperature breaks 100 degrees Fahrenheit at U.S. military bases will happen by 2050 nearly five times as often as they do now without action to address climate change, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a...
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Mayport, Other Bases Could See More 100 Deg. Plus Days If Emissions Continue Unchecked   
(Tuesday - November 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: WJCT - Jacksonville’s Naval Station Mayport is among the many military bases that will have to deal with significantly hotter days, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Mayport has historically seen...
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Climate Change Is Already Making U.S. Troops Sick — and Florida Military Bases Will Suffer Most   
(Tuesday - November 12, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Miami New Times - This morning, the Union of Concerned Scientists published an interactive map identifying the U.S. military bases most at risk of extreme heat in the next century. Scientists predict those military bases will weather an additional...
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