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Is recent heat wave the future for NH, Maine'   
(Tuesday - July 30, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Seacoastonline.com - according to a recent report published by the Union of Concerned Scientists. The report predicts on average, the number of days nationally with a heat index of more than 100 degrees will double the historic average to 36 days per...
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Report: Texas could bear brunt as heat waves could be sign of weather to come   
(Monday - July 29, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - The Union of Concerned Scientists recently detailed the state of the country and what places would be more affected by potentially lethal heat that is driven by climate change. The Southern Great Plains is expected to endure...
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NASA Is Headed Back to the Moon, But It’s Going to Have Company   
(Monday - July 29, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: WTOP News - More than a dozen countries are operating more than 2,000 satellites orbiting Earth, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Today’s global competition has its roots not only in the 1969 ...
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Analysis: More extremely hot days to come with climate change   
(Sunday - July 28, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: New Hampshire Union Leader - The analysis by the Union of Concerned Scientists says they predict extreme heat so frequently in the near future that it is possible it will affect daily life for the average U.S. resident more than any other facet of climate...
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Climate Risk Disclosure Act Is Good for Your Investments   
(Saturday - July 27, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Cartwright (D-Penn). Sen. Warren (D-MA) has introduced a similar bill. Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has actively supported the bill by providing expertise and organizing a letter of support signed by more than 50 investors...
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Heat wave to raise Bay Area temperatures into triple digits   
(Saturday - July 27, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: San Francisco Chronicle on MSN.com - Rising temperatures are expected to make parts of the nation unlivable. A report due out Thursday by the Union of Concerned Scientists suggests that this warmer future is near. In one of the most comprehensive looks at where...
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Here's How Sweltering NYC Is Expected To Get This Century   
(Friday - July 26, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Patch - Few areas of the country will not be impacted by extreme heat by midcentury, according to the study by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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House Panel Tackles Scientific Integrity at Interior Department   
(Friday - July 26, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Courthouse News Service - The bill would cement transparency protections and improve scientific reporting methods to federal agencies, something that Andrew Rosenberg, director of the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Center for Science and Democracy,...
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Another report points to need for action on climate change   
(Friday - July 26, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: San Antonio Express-News - According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, those 97 days above 100 degrees are the worst-case scenario, contingent on the total absence of a fight against climate change, leading global temperatures to increase an average of...
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Science might help win climate cases. Here's how   
(Thursday - July 25, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: E&E - "Extreme event attribution is a sturdy branch of climate science," said Peter Frumhoff, director of science and policy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. "It's been developed over the past 15 years or so and is now widely used...
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