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Lisbeth Gronlund: US Plans for New Nuclear Warheads   
(Tuesday - April 02, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Wisconsin Gazette - This is a presentation from the Union of Concerned Scientists' webinar series on nuclear weapons and global security. For a complete list of past webinars (and links to the videos), please see: ...
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PRI launches global network   
(Sunday - March 31, 2019)
Source: Professional Pensions - The network was launched at a joint conference with the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE) at Maastricht University, Netherlands. The PRI teamed up with the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE) for the...
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Union of Concerned Scientists, "Right Now We are Not Up to the Challenge" ... as India Destroys Satellite   
(Friday - March 29, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Satnews - The following is a statement by Laura Grego, Senior Scientist, Union of Concerned Scientists ... WASHINGTON (March 27, 2019)—India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced today that his country successfully conducted...
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Don't abandon evidence and process on air pollution policy   
(Friday - March 29, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Science Magazine - 1 Center for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, MA, USA. 2 Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA USA. Air pollution kills—scientists have known this for many years. But how do...
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Pence’s Plan to Land on the Moon by 2024 Is Ludicrous   
(Friday - March 29, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The Daily Beast - “If the United States is racing to return to the moon, it is racing against itself, not China,” Gregory Kulacki, a space analyst with the Union of Concerned Scientists in Massachusetts, told The Daily Beast. The last...
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Third court upholds EPA policy barring grantees from its advisory panels   
(Friday - March 29, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Science - In the ruling, U.S. District Judge F. Dennis Saylor said the Union of Concerned Scientists had failed to show that the 2017 directive by then-EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated the Administrative Procedure Act. Saylor, based...
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India Destroys Satellite, Showing Need for International Agreement on Space Security   
(Thursday - March 28, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: ucsusa.org - “India’s test comes against a backdrop of a languishing international effort to ensure space remains a peaceful and secure environment,” said Laura Grego, a senior scientist in the Global Security Program at the...
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EPA Wins Dismissal Of Expert 'Purge' Suit In Mass.   
(Thursday - March 28, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Law360 - The Union of Concerned Scientists and an EPA advisory committee member sued the Trump administration last year claiming it is effectively "purging" the committees of scientists associated with universities and lending more weight...
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For third time, judge tosses suit over advisory panel makeup   
(Thursday - March 28, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Science - In the ruling, U.S. District Judge F. Dennis Saylor said the Union of Concerned Scientists had failed to show that the 2017 directive by then-EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt violated the Administrative Procedure Act. Saylor, based...
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Scientists Decrying Academic Purge by Trump Lose Suit   
(Thursday - March 28, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Courthouse News Service - Lianne Sheppard, a professor at the University of Washington, brought the challenge last year with the Union of Concerned Scientists. Rejecting the EPA’s claim that its policy change was meant reduce conflicts of interest,...
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