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Union of Concerned Scientists

The Union of Concerned Scientists is the leading science-based nonprofit working for a healthy environment and a safer world. UCS combines independent scientific research and citizen action to develop innovative, practical solutions and to secure responsible changes in government policy, corporate practices, and consumer choices.

The Union of Concerned Scientists is for anyone who believes the facts, not ideology, should drive our decisions. It's for everyone who understands that scientific knowledge and technical expertise is best deployed to improve the quality of our lives and natural world, not destroy it.

When you become a member of UCS, you join a passionate group of individuals committed to finding and implementing solutions to some of the most challenging environmental and global security issues of our time. The UCS Online Action Network makes it easy for you to stay informed and communicate directly with the people currently making critical decisions that affect our planet.