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Senator Heinrich, We Couldn’t Have Said It Better—Science and Democracy are Indivisible

, director, Center for Science & Democracy

Just over a year ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists formed a new Center for Science and Democracy and last summer I was appointed its inaugural director. It is both an honor and a challenge for me, as the Center has the mission of advancing the role of science in public policy and democratic dialogue. Read more >

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Improvements Needed on National Clean Energy Standard

, director of state policy & analysis, Clean Energy

On May 17th, the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on a national clean energy standard (CES). The dialogue is a welcome step, but in order to transition toward a truly low-carbon, clean energy future, the bill requires several improvements. Read more >

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