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A periodic survey of U.S. federal scientists by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) caused a bit of a kerfuffle at U.S. EPA last month. For the ninth time since 2005, the science advocacy group sent out a survey to more than 63,000 federal scientists across 16 agencies to gather information about what's ...

This is the third in a series of commentaries about the vital role nuclear safety inspections conducted by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) play in protecting the public. This commentary describes how NRC inspectors discovered inadequate flooding protection at the Vogtle nuclear plant near ...
New data from the US EPA on power plant greenhouse gas emissions are in, and electric vehicles (EV) in the US are even cleaner than they were before. The climate change emissions created by driving on electricity depend on where you live, but on average, an EV driving on electricity in the U.S. today is ...
That's where the Union of Concerned Scientists came in. Training participants role-play meeting with their state legislators to discuss climate policy. As graduate students, we study specific projects within narrow bands of climate science, but the general knowledge of climate that we have gained throughout ...
I was using my home computer a few minutes after 8 AM on January 13 when the phone rang. My daughter called to tell me that she had received an alert message on her smart phone that a missile was headed toward Hawaii. Screen capture of the text warning of the missile attack. (Source: Wikipedia).
Below is a statement by Lisbeth Gronlund, senior scientist and co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. “Both nations understood that missile defenses would block reductions and encourage increases in offensive weapons when they signed the 1972 Anti-Ballistic ...
“The purpose of the federal government is to serve the public interest,” said Andrew Rosenberg, director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and a former regional director for NOAA's fisheries program. “If, as a federal scientist, you see something happening ...
Goal: 6,000 member gifts by February 28. When corporations like ExxonMobil and industry-funded politicians attack, ignore, and defund science, UCS members stand up, fight back, and win. Make an impact in the fight for science by renewing your support for the Union of Concerned Scientists today. Select Gift Amount.
WASHINGTON (February 12, 2018)—Beginning today and over the next month, more than 63,000 federal scientists across 16 agencies will get the opportunity to share what's happening inside the federal government. For the ninth time since 2005, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is conducting a ...
This month the Union of Concerned Scientists is surveying government scientists—about 63,000 of them from 16 federal agencies, to be exact. Since these scientists get emails from me requesting their time and perspectives, I want to discuss the value of the scientific integrity surveys we've been ...


 

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