Tell the EPA: Support Strong Standards for Power Plant Emissions

Tell the EPA: Support Strong Standards for Power Plant Emissions

Let’s help government to get it right. This time, they are making good progress- but your message of support for them to stay the course will help that progress become law. This is a message from the Union of Concerned Scientists, urging you to support the EPA in setting new, strong standards under the Clean… Read more »

Climate Change Will Bring More, Bigger Wildfires to Western U.S.

Climate Change Will Bring More, Bigger Wildfires to Western U.S.

One of the impacts of climate change is increasing wildfires, which in turn affects air quality. In late July, a Spare the Air day alert was issued in the Bay Area because of fires in Oregon. Check out the Union of Concerned Scientists’s great infographic explaining the increase in wildfires.
[Photo by Bureau of Land… Read more »

Fighting Fire with Facts: Union of Concerned Scientists vs. Monsanto

Fighting Fire with Facts: Union of Concerned Scientists vs. Monsanto

The courageous Union of Concerned Scientists has launched an ad campaign to counter claims made in Monsanto’s glossy PR campaigns. UCS has run their ads this month on buses and transit stations in Washington D.C., targeting areas near USDA headquarters, the EPA offices, and Capitol Hill. Their hope is that Washington leaders, disproportionately influenced by… Read more »