Like Clean Air? Protect the Clean Power Plan
The Clean Power Plan (CPP) is estimated to prevent 3,600 premature deaths and 90,000 asthma attacks in children per year by 2030. Unfortunately, the current EPA wants to eliminate it. The CPP would also hasten our transition to clean renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power. Tell the EPA that our health is more important than polluter profits to protect the CPP.
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PSR's Strategic Plan for 2018
It's a new year, and PSR is launching powerful programs to prevent nuclear war, fight climate change, and transition our nation onto clean renewable energy sources. Our work builds on the exciting momentum generated last year: the adoption of the U.N. Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and the movement among U.S. cities and states to commit to 100 percent renewable energy. Read on for an overview of the strong work that PSR will pursue in 2018.
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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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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