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Programs and policies to reduce tropical deforestation, and the global warming emissions resulting from deforestation, are seeing broad success in 17 countries across four continents.
From Faneuil Hall in Boston to the Bering Land Bridge National Monument in Alaska, Americans treasure numerous national landmarks and a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists has found that many of these sites are under threat from the effects of climate change.
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) releases report showcasing the role hospital community food programs can play in improving population health. Boston, MA
In July 2012 the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) released an infographic detailing the associations between extreme weather in the US and the evidence of climate change. In the report, the graph explained that strong evidence of climate change was seen in droughts, coastal flooding and heat waves, while limited evidence was seen for tornadoes and hurricanes.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took shortcuts in laying the groundwork to regulate emissions of greenhouse gases, the agency's Inspector General said on Wednesday in a report that could boost efforts to block new climate change rules.
Letter Asks President to Set 60 MPG Standard for New Vehicles that Save at the Pump, Protect Clean Air and Reduce Oil Dependence WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leaders of the nation's largest environmental groups today asked President Obama to create long-term relief for drivers at the pump by delivering the strongest fuel-efficiency and auto pollution standards for new vehicles currently under consideration.