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Weather Fluctuations Cause People to Seek Information on Climate Change

A URI researcher analyzed Internet search trends and weather patterns and has concluded that people across the United States seek information about climate change when they experience unusual or severe weather events in their area. But findings differed based on political ideology and education levels.

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Expert: #Wellesley Political Scientist @Hahriehan on #Grassroots Organizing; New Book Examines How Organizations Attract, Retain Activists

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Wellesley Expert for Comment on #SCOTUS #HobbyLobby Case

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‘Hobby Lobby’ Decision Will Have Far-Reaching Effects, Unintended Consequences

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Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby case is the corporate equivalent of the road to Damascus, says Elizabeth Sepper, JD, professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis. "Many more corporations will find religion to opt out of regulation that affects their bottom line,” Sepper says. “Before Hobby Lobby, businesses lost claims to fire pregnant women, refuse to promote non-Christians, discriminate against gays, and pay below the minimum wage. “After Hobby Lobby, they seem likely to succeed."

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Texas Tech University Expert Available on Effects of Supreme Court Decision on Hobby Lobby’s Challenge to Affordable Care Act

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Pre and Post Hobby Lobby SCOTUS Decision Analysis from American University Expert

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Supreme Court Ruling on Obama's Appointments to the NLRB Still a Victory For the Presidency, Political Science Expert Says

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SUPCO Ruling on Executive Power Example of Problems with Antiquated System

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Iowa State Researchers Find Evidence of Growing Polarization in U.S.

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Iowa State University researchers developed a technique to determine if election results truly represent the “will of the people.” Their study of ballot data provides new evidence of the growing polarization of U.S. voters.

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U.S. Housing Policies Increase Carbon Output

Land use policies and preferential tax treatment for housing – in the form of federal income tax deductions for mortgage interest and property taxes – have increased carbon emissions in the United States by about 2.7 percent, almost 6 percent annually in new home construction, according to a new Georgia State University study.

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