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CommonDreams.org
Affected Peoples from Ecuador and Richmond To Confront Chevron Management at Annual Shareholder MeetingAsian Pacific Environmental Network, Richmond Andres Soto, Communities for a B
Affected Peoples from Ecuador and Richmond To Confront Chevron Management at Annual Shareholder Meeting
CommonDreams.org / Posted 12 hours ago
Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Richmond Andres Soto, Communities for a Better Environment, Richmond Deborah Moore, Union of Concerned Scientists Paul Paz y Miño, Amazon Watch True Cost of Chevron Network: Amazon Watch, Asian Pacific... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
MU professor cites data confirming climate changeFederation concluded global warming increases the number and severity of wildfi
MU professor cites data confirming climate change
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
Federation concluded global warming increases the number and severity of wildfires due to warmer and drier conditions. The Union of Concerned Scientists determined wildfires in the western United States occur four times as often, burn over six... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Chevron CEO Faces Pressure Cooker Over Ecuador, Climate Change at Shareholder Meetingrelevant to the Ecuador liability. Chevron also faces several other shareholde
Chevron CEO Faces Pressure Cooker Over Ecuador, Climate Change at Shareholder Meeting
CommonDreams.org / Posted 3 days ago
relevant to the Ecuador liability. Chevron also faces several other shareholder resolutions – one sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists – that suggest the company has fallen well behind its industry peers in reducing its greenhouse... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
GOP congressmen, attorney general in climate disputewrote. They cite events starting with a 2012 workshop in California by the Cli
GOP congressmen, attorney general in climate dispute
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
wrote. They cite events starting with a 2012 workshop in California by the Climate Accountability Institute and Union of Concerned Scientists, strategies outlined there and subsequent meetings by environmentalists in a sequence that... Read more
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The Huffington Post
India Records Its Hottest Temp Ever: 123.8 Fcertainly be the hottest year on Earth ever recorded. “It’s pretty striking,”
India Records Its Hottest Temp Ever: 123.8 F
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
certainly be the hottest year on Earth ever recorded. “It’s pretty striking,” Astrid Caldas, a climate scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists, told The Huffington Post about the record-smashing temperatures. “I’m just in shock. I wish it... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
House Science Committee Wants to Protect Exxon from EnvironmentalistsClimate Reality Project, Greenpeace USA, Pawa Law Group PC, the Rockefeller Bro
House Science Committee Wants to Protect Exxon from Environmentalists
CommonDreams.org / Posted 4 days ago
Climate Reality Project, Greenpeace USA, Pawa Law Group PC, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller Family Fund and the Union of Concerned Scientists. The 17 attorneys general are the elected officials of California, Connecticut, District of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Heat on diplomats as climate talks beginto give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a
Heat on diplomats as climate talks begin
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
to give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a climate analyst with the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists. Thousands of climate activists around the world, meanwhile, wrapped up a co-ordinated, 12-day... Read more
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The Washington Times
Climate skeptic RICO pushers tried to hide records, emails suggestthe “climate denial network.” In an email exchange, Mr. Maibach says he will s
Climate skeptic RICO pushers tried to hide records, emails suggest
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
the “climate denial network.” In an email exchange, Mr. Maibach says he will seek help from climate advocacy groups Union of Concerned Scientists and Environmental Defense Fund. Mr. Shukla adds that a student assistant is “available to help... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bigger guns, bigger problems? How high-powered ammunition could affect nuclear power plantsgun control laws and possess high-powered weaponry that would otherwise be bann
Bigger guns, bigger problems? How high-powered ammunition could affect nuclear power plants
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
gun control laws and possess high-powered weaponry that would otherwise be banned. Government documents — provided by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit watchdog that keeps a critical eye on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris dealto give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris deal
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
to give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a climate analyst with the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists. Political leaders also encouraged the negotiators toward a shift in thinking. "As of now,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
UN climate talks in Bonn seek to turn Paris agreement into actionto give life to those commitments that were made in Paris,” said Alden Meyer, a
UN climate talks in Bonn seek to turn Paris agreement into action
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
to give life to those commitments that were made in Paris,” said Alden Meyer, a climate analyst with the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists. Political leaders also encouraged the negotiators toward a shift in thinking. “As of now,... Read more
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PhysOrg
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris dealto give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris deal
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
to give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a climate analyst with the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists. Political leaders also encouraged the negotiators toward a shift in thinking. The goal of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris dealto give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris deal
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
to give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a climate analyst with the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists. Political leaders also encouraged the negotiators toward a shift in thinking. "As of now,... Read more
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Rappler
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris dealto give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a
New UN climate talks aim at fleshing out Paris deal
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
to give life to those commitments that were made in Paris," said Alden Meyer, a climate analyst with the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists. Political leaders also encouraged the negotiators toward a shift in thinking. "As of now,... Read more
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Breitbart
Sons of Climategate: Dodgy Scientists Caught Red-Handed by FOIA Lawsuitthat if they carry on like this, they’re going to sound like the bunch of lefty
Sons of Climategate: Dodgy Scientists Caught Red-Handed by FOIA Lawsuit
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
that if they carry on like this, they’re going to sound like the bunch of lefty fruit loops they indeed are. Not even the Union of Concerned Scientists — about as hardcore a climate alarmist campaign group as you’re going to find — wants to get... Read more
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Boston Globe
Carbon emissions rising at New England power plants“We need to make disproportionately large cuts there to meet our overall goals.
Carbon emissions rising at New England power plants
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
“We need to make disproportionately large cuts there to meet our overall goals.” Kimmell, now president of the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the region will have to make fundamental changes in its electricity production to reduce... Read more
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The Washington Times
Climate skeptic RICO pushers tried to hide records, emails suggestthe “climate denial network.” In an email exchange, Mr. Maibach says he will s
Climate skeptic RICO pushers tried to hide records, emails suggest
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
the “climate denial network.” In an email exchange, Mr. Maibach says he will seek help from climate advocacy groups Union of Concerned Scientists and Environmental Defense Fund. Mr. Shukla adds that a student assistant is “available to help... Read more
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The Herald News
Budget cuts hinder environmental protection efforts in Massachusettsinto muscle and bone,” according to Kenneth L. Kimmell, a former environmental
Budget cuts hinder environmental protection efforts in Massachusetts
The Herald News / Posted 8 days ago
into muscle and bone,” according to Kenneth L. Kimmell, a former environmental commissioner, who is now president of the Union of Concerned Scientists. He said the cuts “threaten DEP’s ability to perform its core mission,” including protecting... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Budget cuts hinder environmental protection efforts in Massachusettsinto muscle and bone,” according to Kenneth L. Kimmell, a former environmental
Budget cuts hinder environmental protection efforts in Massachusetts
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 8 days ago
into muscle and bone,” according to Kenneth L. Kimmell, a former environmental commissioner, who is now president of the Union of Concerned Scientists. He said the cuts “threaten DEP’s ability to perform its core mission,” including protecting... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Years of budget cuts disarm Mass. environmental fightthe fat, they cut into muscle and bone,” said Kenneth L. Kimmell, a former DEP
Years of budget cuts disarm Mass. environmental fight
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
the fat, they cut into muscle and bone,” said Kenneth L. Kimmell, a former DEP commissioner who is now president of the Union of Concerned Scientists. He said the cuts “threaten DEP’s ability to perform its core mission,” including protecting... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Florida man manufactures car from cannabisits lifetime, a gas-powered car creates a carbon footprint of about 380 grams o
Florida man manufactures car from cannabis
Naples Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
its lifetime, a gas-powered car creates a carbon footprint of about 380 grams of carbon per mile, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Hybrid cars are less, but still more than 200 grams. And that doesn't include carbon created... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Paris agreement fleshed outis pent-up demand for implementation of financial assistance,” noted Alden Meye
Paris agreement fleshed out
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
is pent-up demand for implementation of financial assistance,” noted Alden Meyer, a climate analyst at the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists who has been tracking the negotiations for 25 years. “A lot of parties came out of Paris... Read more
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Al.com
The bizarre freckled guitarfish, seldom seen in our coastal waters, may be in decline due to shrimpingsand, and they typically live fairly close to shore. That makes them prone to c
The bizarre freckled guitarfish, seldom seen in our coastal waters, may be in decline due to shrimping
Al.com / Posted 9 days ago
sand, and they typically live fairly close to shore. That makes them prone to capture in shrimp trawls. The International Union of Concerned Scientists lists the freckled guitarfish as "near threatened," which is about halfway to extinction. On... Read more
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The Manila Times
Brass tacks time for UN climate forumis pent-up demand for implementation of financial assistance,” noted Alden Meye
Brass tacks time for UN climate forum
The Manila Times / Posted 9 days ago
is pent-up demand for implementation of financial assistance,” noted Alden Meyer, a climate analyst at the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists who has been tracking the negotiations for 25 years. “A lot of parties came out of Paris... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Nebraska utility head recommends closing nuclear power planthaving trouble competing with costs," said David Lochbaum, director of the Nucl
Nebraska utility head recommends closing nuclear power plant
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 11 days ago
having trouble competing with costs," said David Lochbaum, director of the Nuclear Safety Project for the nonprofit group Union of Concerned Scientists. Adding to Fort Calhoun's problems is a series of setbacks it has had in recent years. The... Read more
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The Hill
Fracking on the defensiveusing a flawed new methodology, EPA has erased that progress from its historic
Fracking on the defensive
The Hill / Posted 12 days ago
using a flawed new methodology, EPA has erased that progress from its historic data.” Gretchen Goldman, an analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said oil and gas companies are under a level of scrutiny that didn’t exist when the fracking... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Obama to visit Hiroshima, won't apologise for WWII bombingthere is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high prio
Obama to visit Hiroshima, won't apologise for WWII bombing
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 days ago
there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high priority. Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Global Security Program, said Obama must “do more than give another beautiful speech” and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama to visit city hit by A-bombthrows the gauntlet down, and Russia and China feel like they have to match it,
Obama to visit city hit by A-bomb
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
throws the gauntlet down, and Russia and China feel like they have to match it," said Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program. "He has said really great things but his actions have not really been... Read more
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dna
Barack Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologise for World War Two bombing: White Housethere is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high prio
Barack Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologise for World War Two bombing: White House
dna / Posted 13 days ago
there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high priority. Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program, said Obama must "do more than give another beautiful speech" and... Read more
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Island Packet
Why Obama is making a historic visit to Hiroshimamust do more than give another beautiful speech about nuclear disarmament,” sai
Why Obama is making a historic visit to Hiroshima
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
must do more than give another beautiful speech about nuclear disarmament,” said Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program. “The world needs – indeed, is desperate for – concrete... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for WWII atomic...there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high prio
Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for WWII atomic...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high priority. Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program, said Obama must "do more than give another beautiful speech" and... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for atomic bombingthere is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high prio
Obama to visit Hiroshima, will not apologize for atomic bombing
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high priority. Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Global Security Program, said Obama must “do more than give another beautiful speech” and... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Obama to visit Hiroshima but won’t apologise for atomic bombingthere is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high prio
Obama to visit Hiroshima but won’t apologise for atomic bombing
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 13 days ago
there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high priority. Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists’ Global Security Program, said Obama must “do more than give another beautiful speech” and... Read more
449 related stories
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The Sacramento Bee
High hopes riding on ‘Cannabis Car’its lifetime, a gas-powered car creates a carbon footprint of about 380 grams o
High hopes riding on ‘Cannabis Car’
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
its lifetime, a gas-powered car creates a carbon footprint of about 380 grams of carbon per mile, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Hybrid cars are less, but still more than 200 grams. And that doesn’t include carbon created... Read more
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Island Packet
High hopes riding on ‘Cannabis Car’its lifetime, a gas-powered car creates a carbon footprint of about 380 grams o
High hopes riding on ‘Cannabis Car’
Island Packet / Posted 13 days ago
its lifetime, a gas-powered car creates a carbon footprint of about 380 grams of carbon per mile, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Hybrid cars are less, but still more than 200 grams. And that doesn’t include carbon created... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Obama to visit Hiroshima, won't apologize for World War Two bombingthere is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high prio
Obama to visit Hiroshima, won't apologize for World War Two bombing
Bdnews24.com / Posted 13 days ago
there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high priority. Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program, said Obama must "do more than give another beautiful speech" and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Obama to visit Hiroshima, won't apologise for World War Two bombingthere is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high prio
Obama to visit Hiroshima, won't apologise for World War Two bombing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high priority. Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program, said Obama must "do more than give another beautiful speech" and... Read more
449 related stories
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The Star
Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima during Asia tripthere is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high prio
Obama to make historic visit to Hiroshima during Asia trip
The Star / Posted 13 days ago
there is no guarantee his White House successor will keep the issue a high priority. Lisbeth Gronlund, co-director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Global Security Program, said Obama must "do more than give another beautiful speech" and... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Obama Urged to Announce Steps in Hiroshima to Reduce Nuclear Risks Union of Concerned Scientists; Committee on International Justice and Peace w
Obama Urged to Announce Steps in Hiroshima to Reduce Nuclear Risks
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 14 days ago
Union of Concerned Scientists; Committee on International Justice and Peace with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops; National Association of Evangelicals; National... Read more
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CBS News
Raging Canadian wildfire points to global warmingwill provide it if asked, Gardetto said. Along with being potentially deadly,
Raging Canadian wildfire points to global warming
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
will provide it if asked, Gardetto said. Along with being potentially deadly, wildfires are financially costly. The Union of Concerned Scientists estimates that between 2000 and 2009, wildfires caused an average of $665 million in property... Read more
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Orange County Register
Bigger guns, bigger problems?gun control laws and possess high-powered weaponry that would otherwise be bann
Bigger guns, bigger problems?
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
gun control laws and possess high-powered weaponry that would otherwise be banned. Government documents – provided by the Union of Concerned Scientists, a nonprofit watchdog that keeps a critical eye on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in... Read more
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CNN
Canada fires look like climate change-- that as the temperature increases we see more fire." Rachel Cleetus, lead e
Canada fires look like climate change
CNN / Posted 17 days ago
-- that as the temperature increases we see more fire." Rachel Cleetus, lead economist and climate policy manager for the Union of Concerned Scientists, said climate change is "a significant contributing risk factor" in the Canada wildfires. There... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Sutter: This looks like climate changewas set in 1945, according to government climate data. Rachel Cleetus, lead ec
Sutter: This looks like climate change
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
was set in 1945, according to government climate data. Rachel Cleetus, lead economist and climate policy manager for the Union of Concerned Scientists, said climate change is "a significant contributing risk factor" in the Canada wildfires. There... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Scientists and Faith Leaders Urge President Obama to Announce Steps in Hiroshima to Reduce Nuclear Risksby nuclear weapons and prevent a new global nuclear arms race. A statement rel
Scientists and Faith Leaders Urge President Obama to Announce Steps in Hiroshima to Reduce Nuclear Risks
CommonDreams.org / Posted 19 days ago
by nuclear weapons and prevent a new global nuclear arms race. A statement released today by Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists; Bishop Oscar Cantú, chairman of the Committee on International Justice and Peace with the... Read more
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Rappler
UN chief picks Mexican diplomat to head climate officesaid. "It is a different role now that you have the [Paris] agreement in place
UN chief picks Mexican diplomat to head climate office
Rappler / Posted 20 days ago
said. "It is a different role now that you have the [Paris] agreement in place," said Alden Meyer of the Washington-based Union of Concerned Scientists. "There is a lot more nitty-gritty implementation to be done," he said before Ban's choice was... Read more
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KOAT7abc Albuquerque
'The effects will be quite noticeable by 2030'WILL BE QUITE NOTICEABLE BY 2030. ERIC: A SOBERING SHORT TERM CERTAINTY FROM DR
'The effects will be quite noticeable by 2030'
KOAT7abc Albuquerque / Posted 25 days ago
WILL BE QUITE NOTICEABLE BY 2030. ERIC: A SOBERING SHORT TERM CERTAINTY FROM DR. JASON FUNK CLIMATE. HE REPRESENTS THE UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS A RESEARCH , GROUP THAT CLOSELY STUDIES THEIR REPORT DOCUMENTS THE RAPID WARMING OF THE ROCKY... Read more
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WMUR New Hampshire
Community leaders, activists, to hold climate change rally in Exeterinternational and local action to meet the challenge of climate change. Member
Community leaders, activists, to hold climate change rally in Exeter
WMUR New Hampshire / Posted 25 days ago
international and local action to meet the challenge of climate change. Members of the League of Conservation Voters, the Union of Concerned Scientists and others are gathering Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Exeter Town Hall. They plan to rally and... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Community leaders, activists, to hold climate change rallyinternational and local action to meet the challenge of climate change. Member
Community leaders, activists, to hold climate change rally
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 25 days ago
international and local action to meet the challenge of climate change. Members of the League of Conservation Voters, the Union of Concerned Scientists and others are gathering Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Exeter Town Hall. They plan to rally to... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
Wild Weatherhotter summers, less predictable winters and more drought to New Mexico, accord
Wild Weather
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 26 days ago
hotter summers, less predictable winters and more drought to New Mexico, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Union of Concerned Scientists. Those shifts will challenge agriculture and ecosystems, as well as homes and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Floating nuke plants planned for China’s man-made islandsNuclear Safety Administration. David Lochbaum, a nuclear engineer and director
Floating nuke plants planned for China’s man-made islands
The Seattle Times / Posted 30 days ago
Nuclear Safety Administration. David Lochbaum, a nuclear engineer and director of the Nuclear Safety Project for the Union of Concerned Scientists, said that in the event of a major nuclear accident at a floating barge, such as a meltdown of... Read more
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