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Letter Concerning EPA Proposed Rule on Coal Fired Power Plants   
(Wednesday - March 27, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: CapeCodToday - I received an email recently from the Union of Concerned Scientists expressing their concern on the costs/benefits analysis for hazardous chemicals released from power plants. Since I have long ...
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COMMENTARY: Will Self-Driving Cars Help or Harm Our Communities'   
(Monday - March 25, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Jury - At the Union of Concerned Scientists, I’ve been studying the possibilities and the risks of autonomous vehicles. Our new study, “Where Are Self-Driving Cars Taking Us' Pivotal Choices That Will Shape DC’s...
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EPA adviser is promoting harmful ideas, scientists say   
(Saturday - March 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Phys.org - The scientists, Gretchen Goldman of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Francesca Dominici of Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health, suggest that Cox risks upending "the time ...
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International experts in climate change solutions headline sustainability summit at Weber State   
(Saturday - March 23, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Standard-Examiner - co-author of the Fourth National Climate Assessment and senior climate scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists, as speakers. As part of the summit, more than 30 presenters — the majority of them from Utah —...
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Union of Concerned Scientists: Rural Drivers Have Most to Gain from Clean Vehicles   
(Friday - March 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: dailyyonder.com - Drivers living outside urban areas have farther to drive for work, shopping and trips to the doctor, so they spend more on gas and repairs and produce more emissions per capita. Switching to clean vehicles would save money; it...
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Environmental groups want SF to nudge Uber, Lyft drivers toward electric vehicles   
(Friday - March 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: m.sfgate.com - In recent weeks, at least five organizations, including the Union of Concerned Scientists, Natural Resources Defense Council, Coalition for Clean Air and the San Francisco League of Conservation ...
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Dickinson College in Carlisle gets another A on 'green' report card from national sustainability organization   
(Friday - March 22, 2019) Associated Profiles : Sustainable Endowments Institute
Source: The Patriot-News - The private, liberal arts campus was among the top seven schools in the country to earn an A on the College Sustainability Report Card 2011, published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. It was the third straight year...
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Annette Penny profiles   
(Thursday - March 21, 2019) Associated Profiles : Responsible Endowments Coalition
Source: LinkedIn - Education Humboldt State University, Front Range Community College, National Outdoor Leadership School, Responsible Endowments Coalition Summary I am an outdoor enthusiast, urban agriculturalist, and upcycler extraordinaire. I...
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Why It Makes More Sense to Dump Your Fossil Fuel Stocks   
(Wednesday - March 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Responsible Endowments Coalition
Source: TheStreet.com - NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Sure, fossil fuel companies such as ... The executive director of the Responsible Endowments Coalition, David Apfel, told The Nation that unless an institution specifically screens out investments in...
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Climate Science With Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel On Tuesday's Access Utah   
(Wednesday - March 20, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Utah Public Radio - Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel is Director of Climate Science for the Climate & Energy Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. She will be in Utah later this week for events in Salt Lake City and Ogden. She says we can adapt to...
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