Make a difference in the challenge to confront climate change, promote clean safe energy, and prevent the development and use of nuclear weapons.
When natural gas and oil are extracted, methane -- a potent greenhouse gas -- leaks into the atmosphere from the wells, compressors, pipes and other infrastructure. Tell EPA to regulate methane now!
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
An op-ed by Chesapeake PSR steering committee member Dr. Gwen DuBois on nuclear power.Source: Baltimore Sun
PSR Member Dr. Richard L. Humphrey and co-author Dr. Lorne Garrettson call for Maryland to pass the Pesticide Information Act in 2013..Source: Baltimore Sun
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.
Baltimore, MarylandChesapeake PSR Annual Dinner
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.
Baltimore, MarylandIndividual and Societal Health Impacts of Climate Change
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.