The Union of Concerned Scientists is actively monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and its implications for scientific integrity.
Ride-hailing services are increasing carbon pollution. What can be done?
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Ride-hailing is an attractive option for many travelers, and can increase mobility for households who lack a private vehicle. Yet in communities across the country, ride-hailing is increasing vehicle travel, climate pollution, and congestion.
This policy brief makes the case for incorporating recent research on dietary patterns and sustainability into the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Our nation's children deserve to grow up in a safe, healthy, and secure environment. The future of our country depends on it.
Dr. Jo Anne Welsch discusses how vaccines are developed and tested, and explores the implications of the process for the coronavirus.
Dr. Kim Waddell, a biologist living and working in the Caribbean, discusses threats and responses to climate change.
Mar 3, 2020. Transportation expert Don Anair discusses why ride-hailing is a problem for the climate, and what we can do about it.
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Join the effort to lead us away from the brink of nuclear war. Learn how you can get involved with a national grassroots partnership initiative started by UCS.
We make the case for bold presidential action to advance science-based policy. Here's a checklist of key asks from the report.
If you've read our book, "Breathe in the Smog, Drink in the Lead," you may be wondering what you can do to help kids who are being hurt by the Trump Administration's attacks on science. Here are some places to start.