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Ex-US commander: Take nuke missiles off high alert

...and rationality of nuclear decision-making," the report says.Lisbeth Gronlund, co-Director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' global security program, said Wednesday her group, which favors abolishing nuclear weapons, endorses de-alerting...
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My Turn: Keystone XL Pipeline deserves the President's scrutiny

...ground. Since this is a likely scenario, climate change does come into play as touted by groups like the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).Here is what Michelle Robinson, director of the Clean Vehicles Program at UCS has to say about Congress...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Others saw these results as evidence of a breakdown in the regulatory process. Dr. Margaret Mellon of the Union of Concerned Scientists asked: ``Why is it that this study was not done before the approval of Bt corn?'' This is 20 million...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...another page, you read about recalls of contaminated cold cuts. Further on, you see a piece about how the Union of Concerned Scientists has ranked meat production the second-most devastating thing humans do the environment (after driving cars...
Thank goodness for EU leadership

Almost 40 years ago, I and seven fellow students studying in Europe, found ourselves stranded for the Christmas holidays. It was our first Christmas away from home and our plans to stay together in a youth hostel in northern Germany fell apart.
Is Obama's endorsement of limited drilling merely an attempt to win votes for a climate change bill?

...When these rules take effect in 2016, a gallon of gas will take us much farther. In fact, according to the Union of Concerned Scientists, the nation will save ten times more oil with the fuel economy standards than it will gain from expanded offshore...
Ulmer named to BP oil spill commission

...also serves on the Board for the Alaska Nature Conservancy, the National Parks Conservation Association, the Union of Concerned Scientists and the on Aspen Institute's Commission on Arctic Climate Change. Ulmer said she will resign from those...
My turn: Alaska has potential to become a global leader in clean energy

...implement a long-term energy plan to ensure that renewable energy development will continue, even when the economy slows. Andrea Sanders is working as an Alaska Renewable Energy Organizer for the Union of Concerned Scientists in Anchorage.
New US climate report dire, but offers hope

...even higher than that, Karl said. Environmental groups praised the report as a call for action, with the Union of Concerned Scientists calling it what "America needs to effectively respond to climate change." Scott Segal, a Washington lobbyist...
Will Alaska continue as an energy leader?

...legislation, and our senators must prepare us for the future. Andrea Sanders Alaska Renewable Energy organizer, Union of Concerned Scientists Anchorage/Bethel


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