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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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My Written Testimony on Transportation Infrastructure and Climate Change   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: ucsusa.org - I have adapted my testimony for this post, but you can read the full testimony here. I am a senior climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists. I appreciate the opportunity to provide testimony as you examine the...
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Sustainable Endowments Institute again recognizes SU with strong marks in sustainability   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainable Endowments Institute
Source: Syracuse University News - Syracuse University’s continued leadership in creating a more sustainable campus has again earned the University strong marks in the latest report from the Sustainable Endowments Institute. SU boosted its grades from...
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Sustainable Endowments Institute again gives high grades to SU’s initiatives   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainable Endowments Institute
Source: Syracuse University News - Syracuse University’s administration has been named a leader by the Sustainable Endowments Institute, recognized in a group of only 42 colleges and universities nationwide for leading action regarding sustainability at the...
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College Sustainability Report Card 2010   
(Friday - August 16, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainable Endowments Institute
Source: University of Wyoming - Overall, UW received a B- letter grade, which is a grade up from last year. The Sustainable Endowments Institute annually releases the College Sustainability Report Card, profiling schools across America on several aspects of ...
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John Delaney on nuclear weapons   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Wisconsin Gazette - The Union of Concerned Scientists aims to increase public discussion about the use of nuclear weapons; we are posting these videos to highlight such discussion by candidates for president. As a 501c3 nonpartisan organization, UCS...
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Scientists Call on Cereal Giants to Use Sustainable Grains   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Modern Farmer - Cereal lovers might want to think twice about what grains are going into their bowls. A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists has found huge amounts of land would become sustainable cropping systems if large cereal...
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One Thing You Can Do: Make Your Donations Count   
(Thursday - August 15, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: New York Times - But what makes the most sense' Though giving is highly personal and there’s no single right answer, Rachel Cleetus, an economist and policy director at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said she would first funnel her...
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House Natural Resources Committee Issues Testimony From Union of Concerned Scientists   
(Sunday - August 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Insurancenewsnet.com - WASHINGTON, July 25-- The House Natural Resources Committee issued the following testimony by Andrew Rosenberg, director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, at a hearing entitled "When...
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Southeast Region Areas to Endure About Four Months a Year When “Feels Like” Temperature Exceeds 105 Degrees   
(Saturday - August 10, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - both by the Union of Concerned Scientists, released today. Few places would be unaffected by extreme heat conditions by midcentury and only a few mountainous regions would remain extreme heat refuges by the century’s end....
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