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Column: Four myths about tropical rainforests   
(Wednesday - September 04, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Columbus Dispatch - 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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Cory Booker on nuclear weapons (August 2019)   
(Tuesday - September 03, 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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Soil health can combat climate change from the ground up   
(Tuesday - September 03, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The Bakersfield Californian - Between 2015 and 2018, states debated 166 bills related to soil health, according to an April 2019 report from the Union of Concerned Scientists. “When soil is healthy, it can hold a lot more water and drain better, but it...
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Bernie Sanders on nuclear weapons   
(Tuesday - September 03, 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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How Heat Waves Work (and Why They're Getting Worse)   
(Saturday - August 31, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Popular Mechanics - Talking to Popular Mechanics from Washington, D.C, the senior climate scientist with the Climate & Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists had just faced temperatures hovering around 100 and a heat index around...
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How Green is my EV' We Do the Math on Electric Cars   
(Friday - August 30, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Engineering - Let’s take a look at the factors. The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) conducted a “cradle-to-grave” study comparing the environmental impact of electric vehicles with that of ICE vehicles. UCS considered...
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Pete Buttigieg on nuclear weapons (August 2019)   
(Wednesday - August 28, 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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Exreme weather galvanizes believers of climate change but doesn’t persuade skeptics   
(Wednesday - August 28, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Tucson Sentinel - Although it affects just 10% of Crisfield today, chronic flooding is projected to affect more than half of the town within the next 20 years, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit American group that...
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Killer Heat in the Southeast   
(Wednesday - August 28, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Clean Energy Footprints - SACE and the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) discuss UCS' new report, Killer Heat in the United States: Climate Choices and the Future of Dangerously Hot Days. The report details how if we act now to drastically cut...
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Is an Electric Vehicle Really Green'   
(Wednesday - August 28, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Engineering - Let’s take a look at the factors. The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) conducted a “cradle-to-grave” study comparing the environmental impact of electric vehicles with that of ICE vehicles. UCS considered...
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