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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
by Dr. Alan Lockwood

Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.

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Urgent: Health Professional Sign-On Letter on Oil Transport and Storage

June 1, 2015

Oil transport by rail and sea poses grave health risk in the form of tanker explosions, spills, water and air pollution, and contribution to climate change induced disaster and disease. Washington  and Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility have reviewed proposals for markedly increased oil transport by rail, storage and shipment through the Pacific Northwest and found serious risk to human health. 

Together we have developed a position statement opposing the transport by rail and the storage and shipment of crude oil within our states. The position statement carefully outlines the major risks backed up by credible evidence from the medical literature. This  document will be submitted to the Governors of Washington and Oregon. 

Please consider adding your name to this list. Thank you very much for your assistance! If you would like to do more to prevent climate induced health risks and support a clean energy future, please contact Oregon PSR at 503-274-2720.