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Air Force Times
Rising oceans threaten to submerge 18 military basesat hundreds of floods a year and in some cases could be mostly submerged by 210
Rising oceans threaten to submerge 18 military bases
Air Force Times / Posted 7 hours ago
at hundreds of floods a year and in some cases could be mostly submerged by 2100, according to a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Nine of those bases are major hubs for the Navy: In addition to Norfolk, flooding threatens... Read more
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Perth Now
Emirates, a surprising renewables centreof diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager
Emirates, a surprising renewables centre
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
of diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." SUSTAINABLE CITY Masdar is... Read more
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Herald Sun
Emirates, a surprising renewables centreof diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager
Emirates, a surprising renewables centre
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
of diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." SUSTAINABLE CITY Masdar is... Read more
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Weekly Times
Emirates, a surprising renewables centreof diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager
Emirates, a surprising renewables centre
Weekly Times / Posted yesterday
of diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." SUSTAINABLE CITY Masdar is... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Emirates, a surprising renewables centreof diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager
Emirates, a surprising renewables centre
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
of diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." SUSTAINABLE CITY Masdar is... Read more
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PhysOrg
Scientists call for increased federal investment in sustainable agricultureagriculture, Carlisle and her colleagues Albie Miles at the University of Hawai
Scientists call for increased federal investment in sustainable agriculture
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
agriculture, Carlisle and her colleagues Albie Miles at the University of Hawai'i - West Oahu and Marcia DeLonge of the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, D.C. identified USDA-funded projects beginning in 2014 and searched key sections... Read more
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Newsmax
Rising Seas, Military Bases Will Clash by 2050, Say Concerned ScientistsJournal wrote that sea level rise predictions by the Pentagon are "significantl
Rising Seas, Military Bases Will Clash by 2050, Say Concerned Scientists
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Journal wrote that sea level rise predictions by the Pentagon are "significantly lower" that the predictions offered by the Union of Concerned Scientists. For example the Bay Journal said the Pentagon predicts the sea rising one-quarter inch at the... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Rising seas threaten to swamp U.S. military bases by 2050of annual flooding events on several bases in the U.S. in coming decades, accor
Rising seas threaten to swamp U.S. military bases by 2050
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
of annual flooding events on several bases in the U.S. in coming decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Sea level increases — already up 8 inches globally since 1880 — are the result of warming... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Report warns of threat to shipyard from rising sea levelshave on military installations such as the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Click to
Report warns of threat to shipyard from rising sea levels
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 2 days ago
have on military installations such as the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. Click to watch News 9's coverage. According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, sea levels rose a foot over the past century, but a new report predicts a rise of 6 feet or... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Rising Sea Levels Could Flood Naval Academy In Annapolis, Scientists Sayis one of the places that will see the most higher effects of tidal flooding,”
Rising Sea Levels Could Flood Naval Academy In Annapolis, Scientists Say
CBS Baltimore / Posted 2 days ago
is one of the places that will see the most higher effects of tidal flooding,” said Dr. Astrid Calda, with the Union of Concerned Scientists. And it won’t take a hurricane like Isabel to do it. That storm caused damage not only in... Read more
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PhysOrg
US military bases at risk from sea level risevulnerable to floods and power-packed storms as the planet warms, researchers s
US military bases at risk from sea level rise
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
vulnerable to floods and power-packed storms as the planet warms, researchers said Wednesday. The report by the Union of Concerned Scientists spanned 18 military bases, and found that many risk losing land and strategic assets in the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Forests, species on four continents threatened by palm oil expansionand today consumer pressure is pushing companies toward deforestation-free sour
Forests, species on four continents threatened by palm oil expansion
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
and today consumer pressure is pushing companies toward deforestation-free sources of palm oil," noted Sharon Smith of the Union of Concerned Scientists, who co-authored the study with Vijay, Pimm and Jenkins."This research helps us understand... Read more
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Newsmax
Climate Change Risk Threatens 18 US Military Sitesbases along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast at risk, according to a report r
Climate Change Risk Threatens 18 US Military Sites
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
bases along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast at risk, according to a report released on Wednesday. Nonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed 18 military installations that represent more than 120 coastal bases nationwide to... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Study: Climate change risk threatens 18 U.S. military sitesNonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed 18 military installa
Study: Climate change risk threatens 18 U.S. military sites
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Nonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed 18 military installations that represent more than 120 coastal bases nationwide to weigh the impact of climate change on their operations. Faster rates of sea level rises in the second half... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Activists: Sea level could threaten quarter of Mayport Naval Station by 2050Mayport Naval Station could lose a quarter of its territory to rising water by
Activists: Sea level could threaten quarter of Mayport Naval Station by 2050
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
Mayport Naval Station could lose a quarter of its territory to rising water by 2050, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report released Wednesday. Losses by 2100 could exceed half the 3,409-acre base at the mouth of the St. Johns River if... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Activists: Sea level could threaten quarter of Mayport Naval Station by 2050Mayport Naval Station could lose a quarter of its territory to rising water by
Activists: Sea level could threaten quarter of Mayport Naval Station by 2050
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
Mayport Naval Station could lose a quarter of its territory to rising water by 2050, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report released Wednesday. Losses by 2100 could exceed half the 3,409-acre base at the mouth of the St. Johns River if... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
New Study Finds US Coastal Military Installations Will Lose Land to Sea Level Rise in Decades Aheadinfrastructure and housing now exists—as sea level rise moves the high tide lin
New Study Finds US Coastal Military Installations Will Lose Land to Sea Level Rise in Decades Ahead
CommonDreams.org / Posted 2 days ago
infrastructure and housing now exists—as sea level rise moves the high tide line inland in decades to come, according to a Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) analysis released today. The analysis, “The US Military on the Front Lines of Rising... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Climate change risk threatens 18 US military sites: studyNonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed 18 military installa
Climate change risk threatens 18 US military sites: study
Bdnews24.com / Posted 2 days ago
Nonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed 18 military installations that represent more than 120 coastal bases nationwide to weigh the impact of climate change on their operations. Faster rates of sea level rises in the second half... Read more
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USA Today
5 things you need to know Wednesdayof losing large chunks of land as climate change causes sea levels to rise, acc
5 things you need to know Wednesday
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
of losing large chunks of land as climate change causes sea levels to rise, according to a report released Wednesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Tidal floods and hurricane storm surge could cause a 2,6000% increase in the number of annual... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Awash-in-oil Dubai chases solara strategy of diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate poli
Awash-in-oil Dubai chases solar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
a strategy of diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Mass.-based Union of Concerned Scientists. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." Masdar is probably best known as... Read more
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Reuters
Climate change risk threatens 18 U.S. military sites: studybases along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast at risk, according to a report r
Climate change risk threatens 18 U.S. military sites: study
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
bases along the U.S. East Coast and Gulf Coast at risk, according to a report released on Wednesday. Nonprofit group the Union of Concerned Scientists analyzed 18 military installations that represent more than 120 coastal bases nationwide to... Read more
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USA Today
Rising seas threaten to swamp U.S. military bases by 2050of annual flooding events on several bases in the U.S. in coming decades, accor
Rising seas threaten to swamp U.S. military bases by 2050
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
of annual flooding events on several bases in the U.S. in coming decades, according to a report released Wednesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Sea level increases — already up 8 inches globally since 1880 — are the result of warming... Read more
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Daily Press
Peninsula bases in crosshairs of climate changeLangley Air Force Base in Hampton was largely underwater, sustaining more than
Peninsula bases in crosshairs of climate change
Daily Press / Posted 3 days ago
Langley Air Force Base in Hampton was largely underwater, sustaining more than $160 million in damage. Now, a new Union of Concerned Scientists report warns that Isabel was just a grim taste of things to come. That flooding and storm surge... Read more
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CTV News
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy pushof diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy push
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
of diversification," said economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." Masdar is probably best known as... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy pusha strategy of diversification," economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy ma
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy push
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
a strategy of diversification," economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists, said. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." SUSTAINABLE CITY Masdar is... Read more
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Salon.com
Solar plane’s arrival highlights UAE’s clean-energy pusha strategy of diversification,” economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy ma
Solar plane’s arrival highlights UAE’s clean-energy push
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
a strategy of diversification,” economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists, said. “They are putting a lot of money behind these investments.” SUSTAINABLE CITY Masdar is... Read more
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Island Packet
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy pusha strategy of diversification," economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy ma
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy push
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
a strategy of diversification," economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists, said. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." SUSTAINABLE CITY Masdar is... Read more
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Daily Herald
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy pusha strategy of diversification," economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy ma
Solar plane's arrival highlights UAE's clean-energy push
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
a strategy of diversification," economist Rachel Cleetus, the climate policy manager at the Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Union of Concerned Scientists, said. "They are putting a lot of money behind these investments." Masdar is probably best... Read more
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Daily Mail
Top Guns in orbit: US Military reveals plan for 'Space Mission Force'traffic in space. There are an estimated 1,380 operating satellites currently
Top Guns in orbit: US Military reveals plan for 'Space Mission Force'
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
traffic in space. There are an estimated 1,380 operating satellites currently in orbit around the Earth, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists, which has been collating its own database. It estimates that 149 of these are operated by the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
GOP platform, which calls coal 'clean', would reverse decades of US energy and climate policynot an unbiased scientific institution." Andrew Rosenberg, director for the Ce
GOP platform, which calls coal 'clean', would reverse decades of US energy and climate policy
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
not an unbiased scientific institution." Andrew Rosenberg, director for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said that "you can't duck the evidence on this one." He said that the "science is incredibly... Read more
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The Daily Comet
GOP platform, which calls coal 'clean', would reverse decades of US energy and climate policynot an unbiased scientific institution." Andrew Rosenberg, director for the Ce
GOP platform, which calls coal 'clean', would reverse decades of US energy and climate policy
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
not an unbiased scientific institution." Andrew Rosenberg, director for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said that "you can't duck the evidence on this one." He said that the "science is incredibly... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Demand for big vehicles may mean car makers miss 2025 fuel economy targetgreenhouse gas standards are a vital program to cut oil use and reduce the risk
Demand for big vehicles may mean car makers miss 2025 fuel economy target
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
greenhouse gas standards are a vital program to cut oil use and reduce the risk of climate change,” said David Cooke of the Union of Concerned Scientists. Obama administration officials said the projections of 54.5 mpg outlined in 2012 were based... Read more
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KERA North Texas
We Subsidize Crops We Should Eat Less Of, Does This Fatten Us Up?penned jointly by former New York Times columnist Mark Bittman, food writer Mic
We Subsidize Crops We Should Eat Less Of, Does This Fatten Us Up?
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 days ago
penned jointly by former New York Times columnist Mark Bittman, food writer Michael Pollan, and Ricardo Salvador of the Union of Concerned Scientists in 2014. The editorial, titled How A National Food Policy Could Save Millions Of American... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
We Subsidize Crops We Should Eat Less Of, Does This Fatten Us Up?penned jointly by former New York Times columnist Mark Bittman, food writer Mic
We Subsidize Crops We Should Eat Less Of, Does This Fatten Us Up?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 11 days ago
penned jointly by former New York Times columnist Mark Bittman, food writer Michael Pollan, and Ricardo Salvador of the Union of Concerned Scientists in 2014. The editorial, titled How A National Food Policy Could Save Millions Of American... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Feds applaud automakers on fuel economy standardspollution,” he said. Others were happy to note that increased federal pressure
Feds applaud automakers on fuel economy standards
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
pollution,” he said. Others were happy to note that increased federal pressure was producing results. Don Anair, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said a recent study by his organization found that 10% of all vehicles sold in the U.S. in... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Subsidies at odds with healthy foodsall people on food stamps can afford. A few small changes could make all the d
Subsidies at odds with healthy foods
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
all people on food stamps can afford. A few small changes could make all the difference. According to the left-leaning Union of Concerned Scientists, more than 127,000 deaths and $17 billion in medical costs could be saved each year if... Read more
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The Washington Times
Progressive attempt to silence climate change dissenters, pastorsRepublican, sent congressional subpoenas last week to several attorneys general
Progressive attempt to silence climate change dissenters, pastors
The Washington Times / Posted 12 days ago
Republican, sent congressional subpoenas last week to several attorneys general and nonprofit organizations — including the Union of Concerned Scientists — demanding access to correspondence. The Union, without a hint of irony about its own conduct,... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Shielded from Oversight: the Disastrous U.S. Approach to Strategic Missile Defenseto work under real-world conditions and is not on a path to do so. What’s the
Shielded from Oversight: the Disastrous U.S. Approach to Strategic Missile Defense
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 14 days ago
to work under real-world conditions and is not on a path to do so. What’s the problem? According to a new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), it’s that old adage, “haste makes waste.” Lack of accountability, UCS found, doesn’t... Read more
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Daily Mail
Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defenseconditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy
Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defense
Daily Mail / Posted 15 days ago
conditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy its target two-thirds of the time, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report. 'The story of this system is a cautionary tale about how the lack of... Read more
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New York Post
The US missile defense system is a jokeconditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy
The US missile defense system is a joke
New York Post / Posted 15 days ago
conditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy its target two-thirds of the time, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report. “After nearly 15 years of effort to build the GMD homeland missile defense... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Science Group Takes Exception to Lamar Smith Subpoena Statement by Ken Kimmell, President, Union of Concerned Scientists Washingto
Science Group Takes Exception to Lamar Smith Subpoena
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 15 days ago
Statement by Ken Kimmell, President, Union of Concerned Scientists Washington DC - infoZine - The Union of Concerned Scientists expressed deep concern over a subpoena issued by House Committee... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
U.S. missile defense system is 'simply unable to protect the public,' report saysunless Congress exerts rigorous oversight, according to a new report. The repo
U.S. missile defense system is 'simply unable to protect the public,' report says
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
unless Congress exerts rigorous oversight, according to a new report. The report, to be released Thursday by the Union of Concerned Scientists, recommends that the Obama administration halt the expansion of the Ground-based Midcourse... Read more
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Newsmax
US Missile Defenses Against Rogue Attacks Called 'a Disaster'conditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy
US Missile Defenses Against Rogue Attacks Called 'a Disaster'
Newsmax / Posted 15 days ago
conditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy its target two-thirds of the time, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report on Thursday. "After nearly 15 years of effort to build the GMD homeland... Read more
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The Star
Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defenceconditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy
Science group warns of shortcomings in U.S. missile defence
The Star / Posted 15 days ago
conditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy its target two-thirds of the time, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report. "After nearly 15 years of effort to build the GMD homeland missile defence... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Science group warns of shortcomings in US missile defenceconditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy
Science group warns of shortcomings in US missile defence
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
conditions only nine times since being deployed in 2004, and failed to destroy its target two-thirds of the time, the Union of Concerned Scientists said in a report. "After nearly 15 years of effort to build the GMD homeland missile defence... Read more
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Mashable
Exxon climate probe takes surreal turn as congressman subpoenas state attorneys generalin New York in March 2016. Image: SETH WENIG/AP The nongovernmental groups na
Exxon climate probe takes surreal turn as congressman subpoenas state attorneys general
Mashable / Posted 16 days ago
in New York in March 2016. Image: SETH WENIG/AP The nongovernmental groups named in the subpoenas include 350.org and the Union of Concerned Scientists. The state investigations into Exxon are similar to the legal tactics that were successfully... Read more
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The Washington Times
Eric Schneiderman, Maura Healey subpoenaed over prosecuting climate change skepticscomparisons between Exxon and tobacco companies that tried to hide the extent o
Eric Schneiderman, Maura Healey subpoenaed over prosecuting climate change skeptics
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
comparisons between Exxon and tobacco companies that tried to hide the extent of health problems stemming from smoking. Union of Concerned Scientists president Ken Kimmell accused the committee of “harassment.” “Chairman Smith’s subpoena is an... Read more
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The Hill
House GOP subpoenas Dem state AGs in Exxon climate probeor beyond our obligations,” he said, adding, “I don’t see that this has anythin
House GOP subpoenas Dem state AGs in Exxon climate probe
The Hill / Posted 16 days ago
or beyond our obligations,” he said, adding, “I don’t see that this has anything to do with states’ rights.” The Union of Concerned Scientists, one of the groups subpoenaed, said it would fight Smith’s demand, labeling it as an... Read more
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Quartz
Big Food is disclosing the nitty gritty details of our food—in a place where no one looksstudy (pdf) commissioned by health advocates—including the Center for Food Safe
Big Food is disclosing the nitty gritty details of our food—in a place where no one looks
Quartz / Posted 16 days ago
study (pdf) commissioned by health advocates—including the Center for Food Safety, Citizens for Health, and the Union of Concerned Scientists— surveyed 800 likely 2016 general election voters and found 83% of people had never scanned a... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Letters to the editor — July 12unproven. These opinions should be considered in the light of a number of repo
Letters to the editor — July 12
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 17 days ago
unproven. These opinions should be considered in the light of a number of reports published by an organization called The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), which has more than 100,000 members from numerous countries. Many of the worlds... Read more
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