Middle Schoolers learn about health effects of climate change
PSR/Florida's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg and Marybeth Dunn recently visited with middle school students in Florida, giving a presentation called "Climate Change Makes Me Sick" on how climate affects health. The students decorated a bulletin board with PSR's climate postcards and came up with ideas for how to keep the earth cooler and healthier.
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Protect the Clean Power Plan
U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt wants to eliminate the Clean Power Plan. That would result in thousands of preventable deaths and acute illnesses across the U.S. from the health effects of climate change and air pollution. Our most vulnerable, including children, the poor and the elderly, are at greatest risk. Urge Administrator Pruitt to abandon his plan.
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A Celebration of Visionary Leaders: Nov. 9, 2017
On Nov. 9, PSR leaders, members, and staff came together to celebrate the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and to honor Dr. Ira Helfand's tireless work to help make it happen.
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Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) is a landmark treaty that marks the beginning of the end of the nuclear age. The TPNW is a sign of progress showcasing agreement among the international community that nuclear weapons are illegitimate weapons of mass destruction that must be eliminated. The medical community played a leadership role in advocating for the TPNW as a public health solution to growing nuclear dangers.
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