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La Equidad Social En El Sistema Alimentario Bajo La Administración Del Presidente Biden
Queda mucho camino por delante.
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Odds are Power Plants Near You are Holding Back on Cold Days
Power plant owners' negligence is costing its customers a pretty penny.
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Three Signs of Progress on Environmental Justice
As the Biden administration finishes its first year in office, we’ve been keeping an eye how well it is following through on its promises to prioritize equity and environmental justice policies at federal agencies. Some of the environmental justice a
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Biden USDA Must Do More to Rebuild a Diverse Science Workforce
USDA must rebuild scientific workforce to address farming, public health, and climate challenges.
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Announcing REWI, the Renewable Energy Wildlife Institute: Now Solar+Wildlife Too
UCS helped launch its predecessor and is looking forward to continue its support.
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Roundup: Worker Protections Weakened as Omicron Cases Soar
Science Network guest blogger Liz Borkowski provides the January 2022 update, part of a regular summary of scientific integrity news.
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Coldhearted Policies Put People at Risk of Extreme Heat Work Hazards
Protect our essential workers.
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Ask a Scientist: Will the Biden Nuclear Policy Wind Up Being the Same Old Same Old?
To get some insight into which direction the Biden administration might take on its Nuclear Posture Review, I contacted Eryn MacDonald, an analyst with the UCS Global Security Program.
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Highlights from the Historic White House Scientific Integrity Report
An important first step for ensuring scientific integrity across federal agencies
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A Climate Scientist Watches ‘Don’t Look Up’
Reflections on the film, ´Don't Look Up.´
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2021 Was One of the Deadliest and Costliest Years for Climate Disasters
UCS Climate and Energy program policy director Rachel Cleetus breaks down the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's latest report on costly, dangerous climate-related disasters in 2021.
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Taking Action for Racial Justice: Postdocs at Yale Organize
Yale postdoctoral fellow Aileen Fernandez writes about how she and her colleagues have come together to help retain, support, and provide community for underrepresented minority postdocs at Yale University.
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Stopping the Decline of US Democracy: Where Is the Coalition We Need?
UCS Senior Fellow Michael Latner describes the three kinds of democratic reform we need to keep our democracy intact–and which has the best chance of succeeding.
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Climate Scientists on ‘Don’t Look Up:’ It’s Infuriating, Soul-Sucking and On-the-Nose
UCS climate scientist reviews "Don't Look Up," an allegory for climate inaction.
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Falsified Government Water Quality Tests Highlight Need for More Federal Scientists
According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), and further reporting on the issue by E&E news, thousands of water quality sample tests were falsified at the agency’s National Water Quality Laboratory. The USGS investigation found that a
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Michigan Utility Regulators Rejected Home Battery Pilot Project. Here’s Why That Is a Good Thing.
What was wrong with the project, and why it's important to get it right
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Union of Concerned Scientists’ 2021 Picks: 53 Things for Science Lovers to Read, Watch, Listen to, Enjoy
These are a few of our favorite things.
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COP26: Five Key Takeaways on the Rising Tide of Climate Litigation
Pushing back on fossil fuel industry power.
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How Omicron Stole My Christmas: Facing the New Dominant COVID-19 Variant
Science helps keep us safe, even as Omicron looms over our holiday season.
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Four Pieces of 2021 Progress on Agriculture and Climate Change Worth Celebrating
The year 2021 showed (again) how vulnerable farming and food production are to climate change, but also how much potential there is for farmers to be part of the solution.
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Congressman Tonko talks Scientific Integrity at AGU
This week, at the American Geophysical Union meeting in New Orleans (and virtually), my colleague Jacob Carter, research director for the Center for Science and Democracy at UCS led a session entitled, “How Is Science Doing in Washington? The State o
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At Tyson Foods, Workers Need More than a Year-End Bonus
Workers at Tyson Foods got a raise and a bonus in 2021, but that doesn't make up for the dangerous and dehumanizing conditions they face every day.
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EPA Finalizes Improved Car Rules, But More Needed to Put Auto Industry on Sustainable Trajectory
While the administration strengthened its proposal and has helped course correct an industry that had pushed for rolling back these critical standards, we know that this is just the first step, and the next round of standards will be pivotal in achie
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2021 Year in Review: Five Stories of Clean Energy Progress
The end of the year can be a fine time for taking stock, and that’s true in the energy space just as in our personal lives. Lots of stories of clean energy progress caught my eye for 2021. Here are five of them–about renewable energy technologies and
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Illinois Can Still Say “Knope” to Pawnee Gas Plant
The proposed methane gas plant makes it clear our fight against fossil fuel interests is not over.
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A California Climate Story
Lessons learned about climate change.
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Climate Change Impacts on California Central Valley: The Warning Shot the US Is Ignoring
It's not a "them" problem.
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Like Ebenezer Scrooge, Tyson Foods Gets a Visit from the Ghosts of Christmas
Will Tyson Foods realize the true meaning of Christmas?
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What Science Says about Tragic Early December Tornado Outbreak
Warming weather creates more favorable conditions for tornadoes.
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Here’s How You Can Support Recovery Efforts for Historic Kentucky Tornado
You can help.
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