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Tips and Tools

Make sure your actions have the biggest impact. These tips and tools are designed to help beginner and seasoned advocates be more effective when communicating with the media and policymakers.

Science Network

Calling all scientists, engineers, health professionals, and economists: use your expertise, knowledge, and dedication to build a healthy environment and safer world.

The UCS Science Network

As a scientist or technical expert, you have vital skills and knowledge that can help your community, our nation, and the world grapple with pressing and complex challenges.

Join the UCS Science Network, a continuously growing community of more than 20,000 experts who play a critical role in advancing science-based solutions to some of our most pressing problems. As a network member, you can influence key policy makers, attend workshops to improve your communications and advocacy skills, watchdog attacks on science, collaborate with UCS staff and other Science Network members, and much more!

Join the Network

The UCS Science Network is intended for experts in science-based fields, engineers, health professionals, and economists with or working towards an advanced degree.

Become one of the thousands of experts who are helping UCS make a difference!

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The Union of Concerned Scientists is a membership organization—it’s the support of people like you that ensures science helps build a healthy planet and a safer world.

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