Climate Change speaking tour coming this Fall
PSR will bring "live" information on the health threats of climate change to seven states this fall, as PSR board member and senior scientist Alan Lockwood, MD FAAN, goes on tour. The occasion is the publication of Dr. Lockwood's latest book, Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet. Lockwood will visit Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida. See the calendar of events.
Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War: A Health Care Perspective
Join PSR at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston on October 15th for this one-day Symposium to examine the catastrophic public health consequences of climate change and the ways that climate change will increase the risk of conflict, including nuclear war. Learn the ways that health professionals can take action. Speakers include Bill McKibben, Dr. Ira Helfand, and Dr. Catherine Thomasson.
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Fight for Solar
PSR Arizona protested rate hikes and other barriers to distributed solar in Tucson. President Barbara Warren, MD (pictured left) and other members protested at the Electric Utility corporate offices, marched to an energy commission hearing and testified at the hearing. 60-70 people in all testified against the unfair proposed rate hikes, more fixed charges, greatly weakened solar incentives and minimal payback for producing surplus electricity. Watch our recent solar webinar to overcome obstacles in your state »
PSR stands against the Dakota Access Pipeline
PSR stands with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in strong opposition of the Dakota Access Pipeline. It is a threat to the health and well-being of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, a threat to the Missouri River watershed, and a threat to the health and well-being of countless other communities in the path of the Pipeline. We must not abet dirty, climate-damaging fossil fuels by allowing this pipeline
Read our letter here »