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Union of Concerned Scientists

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Works: 348 works in 535 publications in 1 language and 15,128 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Archives 
Roles: Editor, Performer
Classifications: UG1530, 355.825
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The Fallacy of Star Wars by Union of Concerned Scientists ( Book )
6 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 1,252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Empty promise : the growing case against Star Wars ( Book )
5 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Radioactive waste : politics, technology, and risk by Ronnie D Lipschutz ( Book )
5 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The consumer's guide to effective environmental choices : practical advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists by Michael Brower ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at the relationship between American consumers and the environment, identifying the most significant consumer-related environmental problems, as well as the most damaging spending categories; discusses priority actions people should take to protect the environment; and includes rules for responsible consumption
Energy strategies : toward a solar future : a report of the Union of Concerned Scientists by Henry W Kendall ( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fukushima : the story of a nuclear disaster by David A Lochbaum ( Book )
5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the first definitive account of the Fukushima disaster, two leading experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists ... team up with journalist Susan Q. Stranahan ... to tell this harrowing story, [which] combines [an] ... account of the tsunami and the nuclear emergency it created with an explanation of the science and technology behind the meltdown as it unfolded in real time"--Amazon.com
Beyond the freeze : the road to nuclear sanity by Daniel F Ford ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Safety second : the NRC and America's nuclear power plants by Michelle Adato ( Book )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Analyse van de factoren die geleid hebben tot het nucleaire ongeluk op Three Miles Island, met aantekeningen voor betere beveiliging van kerncentrales in de toekomst
Steering a new course : transportation, energy, and the environment by Deborah Gordon ( Book )
5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cooler smarter practical steps for low-carbon living : expert advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists by Seth Shulman ( )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"How can each of us live Cooler Smarter? While the routine decisions that shape our days-- what to have for dinner, where to shop, how to get to work-- may seem small, collectively they have a big effect on global warming. But which changes in our lifestyles might make the biggest difference to the climate? This science-based guide shows you the most effective ways to cut your own global warming emissions by twenty percent or more, and explains why your individual contribution is so vital to addressing this global problem. Cooler Smarter is based on an in-depth, two-year study by the experts at The Union of Concerned Scientists. While other green guides suggest an array of tips, Cooler Smarter offers proven strategies to cut carbon, with chapters on transportation, home energy use, diet, personal consumption, as well as how best to influence your workplace, your community, and elected officials. The book explains how to make the biggest impact and when not to sweat the small stuff. It also turns many eco-myths on their head, like the importance of locally produced food or the superiority of all hybrid cars. The advice in Cooler Smarter can help save you money and live healthier. But its central purpose is to empower you, through low carbon-living, to confront one of society's greatest threats"--
Cool energy : the renewable solution to global warming : a report by the Union of Concerned Scientists by Michael Brower ( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The nuclear fuel cycle : a survey of the public health, environmental, and national security effects of nuclear power by Union of Concerned Scientists ( Book )
5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ending Europe's wars : the continuing search for peace and security by Jonathan Dean ( Book )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ending Europe's Wars traces the dramatic course of change in Europe - perestroika, the liberation of Eastern Europe, the collapse of the Soviet Union - to uncover the roots of today's problems. The author shows how these positive developments have also brought real or potential threats to European security: the Russian confrontation with Ukraine; the uncertainties surrounding Russian military intervention in neighboring republics; the possibility that Russia's nuclear arsenal could get out of control; massive population movements sparking racism and intolerance in Western Europe; tragic, unresolved ethnic conflicts in the former Yugoslavia and the states bordering Russia; a resurgent Germany; and growing confrontation with fundamentalist Islam
A scientist's guide to talking with the media : practical advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists by Richard Hayes ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this book, Richard Hayes and Daniel Grossman draw on their expertise in public relations and journalism to empower researchers in a variety of fields to spread their message on their own terms. The authors provide tips on how to translate abstract concepts into concrete metaphors, craft soundbites, and prepare for interviews. For those looking for a higher profile, the authors explain how to become a reporter's trusted source - the first card in the Rolodex - on controversial issues." "A must-read for all scientists, this book shows how it is possible for the discoveries that hibernate in lecture halls and academic journals to reach a broader audience in a way that is accurate and effective."--BOOK JACKET
Climate 2030 : a national blueprint for a clean energy economy by Rachel Cleetus ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This report analyzes the economic and technological feasibility of meeting stringent targets for reducing global warming emissions, with a cap set at 26 percent below 2005 levels by 2020, and 56 percent below 2005 levels by 2030. Our analysis relies primarily on a modified version of the U.S. Department of Energy's National Energy Modeling System (referred to as UCS-NEMS). We supplemented that model with an analysis of the impact of greater energy efficiency in industry and buildings by the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy. We also worked with researchers at the University of Tennessee to analyze the potential for crops and residues to provide biomass energy. We then combined our model with those studies to capture the dynamic interplay between energy use, energy prices, energy investments, and the economy while also considering competition for limited resources and land. Our analysis shows that the technologies and policies pursued under the Blueprint produce dramatic changes in energy use and cuts in carbon emissions. The analysis also shows that consumers and businesses reap significant net savings under the comprehensive Blueprint approach, while the nation sees strong economic growth
The risks of nuclear power reactors : a review of the NRC Reactor safety study, WASH-1400 (NUREG-75/014) by Union of Concerned Scientists ( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greenhouse crisis, the American response ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An examination of the energy policy answers to the problems associated with global warming
Catalyst ( )
in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interference at the EPA : science and politics at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the simple yet profound charge "to protect human health and the environment." EPA scientists apply their expertise to protect the public from air and water pollution, clean up hazardous waste, and study emerging threats such as global warming. Because each year brings new and potentially toxic chemicals into our homes and workplaces, because air pollution still threatens our public health, and because environmental challenges are becoming more complex and global, a strong and capable EPA is more important than ever. Yet challenges from industry lobbyists and some political leaders to the agency's decisions have too often led to the suppression and distortion of the scientific findings underlying those decisions -- to the detriment of both science and the health of our nation. While every regulatory agency must balance scientific findings with other considerations, policy makers need access to the highest-quality scientific information to make fully informed decisions. Concern over this problem led the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) to investigate political interference in science at the EPA. The investigation combines dozens of interviews with current and former EPA staff, analysis of government documents, more than 1,600 responses to a survey sent to current EPA scientists, and written comments from EPA scientists. The results of these investigations show an agency under siege from political pressures. On numerous issues -- ranging from mercury pollution to groundwater contamination to climate change -- political appointees have edited scientific documents, manipulated scientific assessments, and generally sought to undermine the science behind dozens of EPA regulations. These findings highlight the need for strong reforms to protect EPA scientists, make agency decision making more transparent, and reduce politicization of the regulatory process."
 
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