Maine's first event celebrating the connection between what we eat and climate change was held on July 31. The food and cake was amazing - Don't take our word for it check out the review in the Portland Press Herald -Doctors throw party to accentuate appeal of Earth-friendly food
This past spring our climate and toxics presentations educated hundreds of people around centeral, southern, and mid-coast Maine. Upcoming presentations will be held through Gardiner Adult Ed in the fall and at the 1st Annual International Technical Workshop on Cimate Risk in Wells, ME in October.
PSR Maine released their updated report Death by Degrees: The Health Crisis of Climate Change in Maine in 2015. PSR Maine's new report, is an update to their original report of the same name released in 2000, which was considered groundbreaking at the time. In the 15 years since, other healthcare professionals, policy makers, and citizens have grown increasingly concerned about the health threats of climate change. "This report makes it clear that climate change is affecting the health of people all across Maine, sometimes severely," said Karen D'Andrea, PSR Maine Executive Director. "We can all play a part in mitigating climate change. The medical professionals and health advocates of PSR Maine are calling for action on climate change."
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PSR Maine is the home of the Maine Children's Environmental Health Project, educating both physicians and parents about the threat that toxic chemicals pose to pediatric health.More on Toxic Chemicals »
The existence of nuclear weapons continues to pose a major threat to human health and survival. Maine PSR is working to ensure U.S. ratification of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.More on Nuclear Weapons »
PSR Maine runs MESHNet, a network of environmental champions working within Maine's hospitals to reduce the carbon emissions and increase the environmental sustainbility of their institutions.More on Climate Change »
Letter to the editor from PSR Maine's Andrew Cadot, MD.Source: Portland Press Herald
Op-ed by PSR's Dr. Peter Wilk.Source: The Times Record
A letter to the editor from PSR Maine's Doug Dransfield, MD.Source: Times Record
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PSR Maine released their updated report Death by Degrees: The Health Crisis of Climate Change in Maine on Thursday, June 18. PSR Maine's new report is an update to their original report of the same name released in 2000, which was considered groundbreaking at the time. Read more »
PSR Board Member Dr. Ira Helfand speaks on nuclear weapons at the 2014 World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Rome. Read more »