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Join PSR to help President Obama use his last months in office to realize his vision of a world without nuclear weapons.
Student PSR believes that individual and community health are intrinsically linked to the health of the environment; in order to improve our own health, we develop a more sustainable relationship with the environment. As health professionals in training, we are in a unique position to highlight the medical problems caused by environmental degradation. Through education and advocacy, SPSR addresses a wide range of environmental issues at the local, regional and national level.
Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) salutes the Clean Power Plan as a means to improve and protect human health by reducing carbon emissions, allowing our nation to surge forward with renewable energy, and ensuring cleaner, healthier air today and the well-being of future generations.
PSR-Los Angeles member Dr. Caleb VanderVeen explains why cap-and-trade doesn't do enough to protect the public's health from air pollution.Source: Sacramento Bee
The letter was written by Chesapeake Physicians for Social Responsibility. Tim Whitehouse, executive director of that chapter of PSR, said changing the reduction to 5 percent would make a "significant reduction in greenhouse gases."Source: Frederick News-Post
The Clean Power Plan is a health imperative--cutting carbon emissions from power plants and replacing with renewable energy will clear our skies as well. Read more »
Before during and after pregnancy, women are exposed to many chemicals that may harm them and the growing fetus. Health practitioners use this tool to evaluate their patient’s risk and women and parents can use this tool to learn about these toxic chemicals and become a resource for your community. Read more »
Solar energy is one of our best hopes for a clean energy future – yet some utility companies are trying to stifle the spread of rooftop solar. Learn more about the fight for rooftop ("distributed") solar. Read more »
Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects. Read more »
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Tell Congress: Hands off the health protection that EPA is trying to provide! Protect us from methane and ozone emissions now!
Tell local, state and federal agencies to reject a proposal for the largest coal export terminal in the U.S.
Letter from PSR and Student PSR in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and in strong opposition of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Read more »
The Toolkit is a combination of easy-to-use reference guides for health providers and user-friendly health education materials on preventing exposures to toxic chemicals and other substances that affect infant and child health. Read more »
PSR tabling materials for outreach at students and informational fairs Read more »