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‘Temperatures will rise’: How will Massachusetts be affected'   
(Sunday - October 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The Lowell Sun - That is what the average summer day in Massachusetts could feel like by the end of the century, if heat-trapping emissions are released at a high rate, said University of Massachusetts Lowell Climate Science Professor Mathew...
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Gretchen Goldman   
(Sunday - October 13, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Gretchen Goldman is the research director for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. In her role, Dr. Goldman leads research efforts on the role of science in public policy, focusing on topics...
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Union of Concerned Scientists' nuclear safety director in Southwest Michigan to discuss concerns about Palisades   
(Wednesday - October 09, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: MLive - KALAMAZOO, MI – The director of nuclear safety for the Union of Concerned Scientists remains critical of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's handling of a leak last summer at Palisades Nuclear Plant. David Lochbaum was in...
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In the age of Trump, it’s clear government scientists need protection from political interference   
(Saturday - October 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Seattle Times - A recent tally by the Union of Concerned Scientists listed more than 120 attacks on science by the Trump administration. Clearly, the informal rules and guardrails that used to rein in political attempts to interfere with data...
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How to be a young woman (or anything other than a grey-haired white man) at a business conference and still get shit done   
(Saturday - October 05, 2019) Associated Profiles : Responsible Endowments Coalition
Source: Medium - Me in the green as a 23 year-old Executive Director, with our first class of interns at the Responsible Endowments Coalition: Javier, Chelsea, Sia, Nola and Hadeel. As an impact investor ...
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UPDATE 1-U.S. environmental groups sue over Trump auto emissions move   
(Friday - October 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: YAHOO! - The groups include Environment America, Public Citizen, Sierra Club, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Center for Biological Diversity and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Last week ...
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Obama's Coded Climate Politics   
(Friday - October 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : Responsible Endowments Coalition
Source: The Atlantic - "Students will be taking the president's message to their college presidents and boards of trustees," he said of the fossil-fuel-divestment campaign, which also includes the Energy Action Coalition, the Responsible Endowments...
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What we’ll lose at the water’s edge   
(Friday - October 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: San Francisco Chronicle - Some are optimistic, others less so. Some use government sources, some don’t. The one I chose comes from the Union of Concerned Scientists, and its blue charts chronic inundation — the point at which the land floods...
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White House Shows Contempt for Informed and Independent FERC with Danly Nomination   
(Wednesday - October 02, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Statement by Sam Gomberg, Senior Energy Analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists. “Mr. Danly is woefully underqualified for the job, and President Trump’s decision not to pair the Republican commission nomination...
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Union Of Concerned Scientists Props Up New Group To Create Concern About 'Virtual' Pollution - Don't Be Fooled   
(Tuesday - October 01, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Science 2.0 - Union of Concerned Scientists is only really in top form when a Republican is in the White House because when the GOP is in control, they can be angry outsiders, but when a Democrat is in control, a bunch of their employees leave...
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