Make a difference in the challenge to confront climate change, promote clean safe energy, and prevent the development and use of nuclear weapons.
If you are a health professional, add your name now to the letter to President Obama.
A letter to the editor from Dr. Gwen L. DuBois, Chesapeake PSR steering committee member.Source: Baltimore Sun
Two years after the cataclysmic induced but human caused reactor meltdown at the Fukushima-Daiichi reactors in Japan, much remains to be done for nuclear safety in the United States.
Dr. Cindy Parker spoke at the rally on behalf of PSR, saying, “If the climate is allowed to change, we are not going to be able to cure that, we are not going to be able to fix that. The only way is to prevent it.”Source: Washington Post
Poolesville, MarylandPublic Health and Climate Change: The Truth is More than Just Inconvenient
Professor Sara Via of the University of Maryland will discuss the science behind climate change and how climate change will affect all aspects of human life -- social, political and economic -- in the 21st Century.
Potomac, MarylandPublic Health and Climate Change: Hydraulic Fracturing in Maryland?
Gina Angiola, MD will discuss the climate, environmental and public health risks of hydraulic fracturing and the current effort in Maryland to develop best management practices that would allow hydraulic fracturing to occur in the western part of the state.
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.