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Microbursts in Cleveland Heights unexplainable, but power outages are on the rise   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Cleveland.com - and the transmission and distribution lines that deliver power to homes and businesses — was not designed to withstand many of the extreme weather events occurring today,” a 2014 Union of Concerned Scientists paper...
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Climate Change Threatens Biden Beach House   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: WBOC - According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, his home and others in the community at risk from flooding caused by climate change by 2045. This scenario assumes that continued rise in global carbon emissions and an increasing...
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What Climate Change Will Do To Three Major American Cities By 2100   
(Wednesday - September 18, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Teen Vogue - “We get a lot of the smoke that comes from the wildfires that happen in inland California, and that makes it really hard to breathe the air,” said Kristy Dahl, a climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists,...
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UCS Privacy Statement   
(Tuesday - September 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) respects your right to privacy and is committed to maintaining your confidence and trust. We have created the following privacy policy to inform you about the ways in which the Union of...
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Electric Car Event In Windsor Coming Up   
(Saturday - September 14, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Patch - WINDSOR, CT — According to CCSU Professor Dr. Charles Button, Consumer Reports and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) have reported that 63 percent of prospective car buyers in America are ...
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Science Group Calls for Secretary Ross to Resign, Full Investigation of Manipulation of Science at NOAA   
(Wednesday - September 11, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - WASHINGTON (September 10, 2019)—Today, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) called on Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to resign after reports emerged that he ordered the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...
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Lithium mining for ‘green’ electric cars is leaving a fetid stain on the planet   
(Tuesday - September 10, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The Raw Story - Cars and trucks account for nearly one-fifth of all carbon emissions in the United States, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Fossil-fuel vehicles emit an average of 24 pounds of carbon dioxide and other hazardous...
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Column: Trump’s trashing of NOAA’s scientific reputation is part of his war on science   
(Tuesday - September 10, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Los Angeles Times - But this puts everyone there in the spotlight in a really negative way. Andrew Rosenberg, Union of Concerned Scientists As we reported in May, the Myers appointment raised fears that it would snare NOAA in a massive conflict of...
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74 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings, the Risk of Nuclear War is Increasing, Science Group Says   
(Wednesday - September 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - Statement by David Wright, Co-Director, Union of Concerned Scientists Global Security Program CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (August 1, 2019)—Union of Concerned Scientists’ Global Security Program Co-Director David Wright today...
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Weiss: Five myths about rainforests   
(Wednesday - September 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: GoUpstate - Myth No. 1: Logging companies drive deforestation. Calling logging "perhaps the most iconic symbol of forest destruction," the Union of Concerned Scientists lists "wood products" among its top four causes of deforestation....
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