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Union of Concerned Scientists
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Rigorous, independent science working to solve our planet's most pressing problems
Rigorous, independent science working to solve our planet's most pressing problems

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Will you join us and #StandUpForScience? Find out how you can get involved: 

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Get your science on with our new podcast!. Our hosts take on technology, attacks on science, climate change, and more. Check out Episode 1 and a special bonus episode below: 

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2016 may have been the year of "post-truth", but that hasn't stopped people from pushing back against lies and standing up for facts:

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"We will find ways to make progress on the issues that matter and, as always, we will rely heavily on the vital support of our more than 500,000 members and supporters to work for a healthier planet and a safer world."

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While a delicious apple dessert sizzles on the stovetop, Mark Bittman and Ricardo Salvador talk about the damage industrial agriculture does to our soil, water, and climate: 

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Our broken food system affects us all. Tell the next president to fix it by signing the Plate of the Union petition: 

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Watch our new series on the complexities and inequities within our food system! Videos featuring Ricardo Salvador, Natalia Mendez, and Mark Bittman are up now. Stay tuned for more in the coming months: 

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"This single step will have a major impact: it will reduce oil use by 2 billion barrels and eliminate 1.1 billion tonnes of global warming emissions over the life of these vehicles."

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"We must all speak up against institutionalized and individual racism when we see it. These practices erode civil discourse, breed mistrust, and make democracy more difficult." http://bit.ly/29rHa2g
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