Union of Concerned Scientists

In Brief

1969; Cambridge MA; >400,000 members; “empower sust”

Description

(1969, Cambridge, MA; www.ucsusa.org).

An alliance of more than 400,000 citizens and scientists, with collaboration of 17,000 scientists and technical experts. Promotes rigorous, independent science to solve our planet’s most pressing problems and “empower sustainability everywhere.” Budget: $23 million. Publishes Annual Report, “Strategic Plan 2011-2015”. Executive Director: Kathleen Rest.

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