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US blocked consensus on climate action at G20   
(Thursday - July 25, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: PRI on MSN.com - “It was a very intense discussion,” said Alden Meyer, of the G20 meeting. Meyer is director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists. “The Japanese hosts of the meeting were desperately...
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Meet 7 science advisers under Trump   
(Thursday - July 25, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: E&E - "The cost-benefit piece in particular is so crucial to the way we do so many things at EPA — so if they kill that, it affects our ability to do any environmental regulation in the future," said Gretchen Goldman of the Union...
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Your Favorite Cereals Could Help Farmers, Reduce Soil Erosion and Farm Runoff, and Take Bite Out of Climate Change   
(Thursday - July 25, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - “The dominant way of growing grains in the U.S. causes significant water pollution and contributes to the climate crisis,” said Marcia DeLonge, senior scientist in the Food and Environment Program at the Union of...
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PD Editorial: Last week’s American heat wave was just a taste of what’s to come   
(Wednesday - July 24, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Santa Rosa Press Democrat - Researchers at the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonpartisan group focused on bringing science to bear on global challenges, studied the data and concluded that the United States is in for much hotter weather in coming...
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Beto O'Rourke on nuclear weapons (July 2019)   
(Wednesday - July 24, 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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Bill Weld on nuclear weapons (July 2019 - Part 2)   
(Wednesday - July 24, 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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Climate change report: Few places will be unaffected by extreme heat conditions by midcentury   
(Wednesday - July 24, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Northern Kentucky Tribune - both by the Union of Concerned Scientists. 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. Without global...
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Threat Of Extreme Heat In South Florida by 2036 Accelerates Calls For Action On Climate Change   
(Wednesday - July 24, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: WLRN - A recent study by the Union of Concerned Scientists concludes Florida will soon experience life-threatening, scorching temperatures for about a quarter of the year. It’s not the type or frequency of hot days that are common...
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Here's How Sweltering Austin Stands To Get In 2050   
(Tuesday - July 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Patch - Few areas will emerge unscathed. This according to a report released last week by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Historically ...
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It will feel much hotter in WA over the next century. We aren't prepared   
(Tuesday - July 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Crosscut - Using emissions models defined by the International Panel on Climate Change, researchers from the Union of Concerned Scientists found in a new study that if we do not implement emissions ...
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