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Here's How Sweltering Long Island Stands To Get In 2050   
(Tuesday - July 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Patch - Few areas will avoid the impact of extreme heat by midcentury, according to the report released last week by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit advocacy group based in Cambridge ...
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UCS Extreme Heat Report: A Call to Action on Midwest Clean Energy   
(Tuesday - July 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Union of Concerned Scientists - According to a sobering new report issued earlier this week by the Union of Concerned Scientists, the heat impacts of climate change will bring increasingly frequent extreme heat events such as these if we don’t take...
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Deadly Heat Waves In Store For Pennsylvania Unless Climate Action Is Taken, Report Says   
(Tuesday - July 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: WESA - Pennsylvania faces unprecedented, deadly heat waves in the coming decades unless aggressive action is taken to combat climate change, according to a new report published Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Historically,...
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John Hickenlooper on nuclear weapons (July 2019)   
(Tuesday - July 23, 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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More Killer Heat in Store for VA's Future   
(Monday - July 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Public News Service - The Union of Concerned Scientists says Virginia usually has 31 days a year on average with a heat index above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, which is considered "extreme heat." Its report says climate change would boost that number to 75...
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Climate change: Hispanics more exposed to 'killer heat' in US   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Univision - Without global action to reduce harmful emissions, only 199 counties in the US would experience a heat index of less than 100°F throughout the year or reach that temperature for a maximum of one day, according to the Union of...
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Hearing Garners Bipartisan Support for Scientific Integrity   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Eos - Union of Concerned Scientists; Roger Pielke Jr., professor of environmental studies at the University of Colorado Boulder; and Joel Clement, Arctic Initiative senior fellow, Belfer Center for ...
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Report: Without bold climate action, deadly heat waves in store for Pennsylvania   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: NPR - The Union of Concerned Scientists’ analysis examines four levels of heat index thresholds: above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, above 100, above 105, and “off the charts” — an extreme scenario in ...
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Unaddressed Climate Change Will Skyrocket Number of Days With 100-Degree Heat Indexes in Midwest, According to Report   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Cleveland Scene - As Cleveland heads into a weekend with extreme heat watches and heat indexes topping 100 degrees, a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists warns that with no or little action on climate change, cities like Cleveland...
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With more extreme heat, air conditioning becomes a matter of life and death   
(Saturday - July 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: PBS - William Brangham talks to Astrid Caldas of the Union of Concerned Scientists. With temperatures across the U.S. and around the globe setting record highs this week, William Brangham looks at what science tells us about where we...
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