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    Every Fraction of a Degree is Crucial

    New, highly-anticipated climate report shows that a 1.5 degree increase in warming will be devastating—and that 2 degrees would be calamitous.

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Science Wins in Chemical Disaster Lawsuit

A federal court ruled in favor of UCS and community partners, requiring the EPA to stop delaying implementation of the 2017 Chemical Disaster Rule—which will require thousands of chemical facilities across the country to protect adjacent communities, first responders, and workers during accidents and extreme weather.