Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Call on Congress to give the same tax benefits to clean, healthy, renewable wind energy that they do to dirty fossil and nuclear fuels.
Baltimore has a higher rate of premature deaths from air pollution than any other city in the country
Chesapeake Chapter has co-signed a letter to Governor O'Malley asking the state to take greater protections to address air quality problems caused by coal-fired power plants in the Baltimore area.
Chesapeake Chapter has submitted comments to the state on the draft Best Management Practices for hydraulic fracturing. We were highly critical of the state’s decision to establish best practices before conducting studies of hydraulic fracturing’s possible impacts on Marylanders’ health and of the proposed imposition of a "medical gag rule" in Maryland.
PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood will be presenting an overview of the life cycle of coal; from extraction to combustion and beyond for health professionals and those interested in public health issues. He will also discuss coal’s impact on air, water, climate change, as well as our economy. Finally, Dr. Lockwood will present examples of some of the myths that supporters of coal use and how we can refute these false claims.
The Chesapeake Chapter of the Physicians for Social Responsibility cordially invites you to its Annual Chapter Dinner, featuring speaker Arjun Makhijani, President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research.
A CME lecture on climate change by Cindy L. Parker MD, MPH. Dr. Parker is a Board Member of National PSR and on the Steering Committee of the Cheasapeake PSR Chapter, where she helps direct the Chapter's climate and clean energy work.