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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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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.
In an advertisement running in three newspapers Wednesday, a coalition of labor and civil rights organizations joined green groups in calling for Pruitt "to resign, or be removed."Source: The Washington Post
Op-ed by PSR Wisconsin's Dr. Ann Behrmann on the dangers of coal-fired power plants and how coal dust is affecting Oak Creek, WI.Source: The Capital Times
"It's shocking how many different bodily organ systems these can affect," said Barb Gottlieb, director of environment and health for PSR.Source: The Daily Beast
As PSR chapters promote the transition to clean renewable energy, some are finding that nuclear power is being proposed as renewable. This webinar explores exactly why nuclear is not clean, not safe and not renewable. Read more »
PSR Florida receives $95,000 from the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg to engage local clinicians in climate action Read more »
Fracked-gas pipelines carry toxic substances to communities located far from fracking wells. And they leak. Watch our webinar here. Read more »
Letter from PSR and partner groups to the Environmental Protection Agency with comments on the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for State Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Electric Utility Generating Units, urging the EPA to return to the implementation of the Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Read more »
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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 »
PSR tabling materials for outreach at students and informational fairs Read more »
Please make use of this great resource explaining the basics of climate change: what it is, why its happening, and what we can do to stop it. This flyer is great to use at tabling events for the general public, and doubles as an attractive poster when unfolded. Read more »