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Why Scientists Are Fighting Back: We’ve Had Enough of Trump’s War on Facts

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On Saturday, in Washington, DC, and in hundreds of rallies around the world, scientists and their supporters will stage what is likely to be the largest gathering of its kind in history. The March for Science, an idea hatched by a few enthusiastic people on Reddit, has mobilised scientists and their supporters as never before. Read more >

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Rising sea levels are already a threat to coastal historic buildings and the communities they anchor in places like Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. Photo: Octavio Abruto/iLCP

I’m Marching for the Same Reason Preservationists Have Always Marched—to Save Places and the Communities They Anchor

Andrew Potts, , UCS

As a historic preservationist, I often find myself in common cause with my nature conservation colleagues. So I took note last year when the International Union for the Conservation of Nature adopted a startlingly blunt message:  The ecosystems that underpin our economies, well-being and survival are collapsing. Species are becoming extinct at unprecedented rates. Our climate is in crisis. This is the moment to get it right, they said, but our window of opportunity is closing.   Read more >

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Is Progress Stalled on Clean Energy? Nah. Look at What States are Doing.

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In at least a partial antidote to the bad news coming from Congress and the Trump administration, there is clear bi-partisan support for clean energy at the state level. Read more >

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Clean Energy Momentum in the Midwest

, policy analyst, Clean Energy

A new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists ranks state leadership on clean energy momentum across the country. Here’s a look at how the Midwest fared. Read more >

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An Earth Day Salute to States Leading the Clean Energy Transition

, senior analyst, Clean Energy

In an age where basic environmental issues are becoming hyper-political, I am encouraged by a new analysis that proves just how much progress we’ve made across the country. Read more >

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