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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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Exploring the Health Impacts of Climate Change

June 17, 2014
Seattle, Washington

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Location: UW School of Public Health (Health Sciences Building, T-Wing, room 739)

"Climate change is the most serious unaddressed public health threat facing the planet."

On Tuesday, June 17th, Catherine Thomasson, MD, Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, will discuss human health impacts of climate change and the need for advocating for solutions at the local, state and federal level.
She will also speak about the recently released draft EPA carbon rule on existing power plants, the largest proposed federal action on climate change to date.

This event is open to the public.

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Action Alerts

  • Vote for clean air!

    Tell your U.S. Representative to vote against H.R. 806 which weakens delays implementation of the updated ozone rules by eight years and tries to dismantle the Clean Air Act.

  • Tell the EPA: Don't delay methane protections

    Tell the EPA: don't delay the proposed rule to capture leaking methane gas. Our health and the health of the climate cannot wait!

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Resources

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  • Barbara Gottlieb's Testimony on EPA Methane Standards

    On July 10, 2017, PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb testified before the EPA against a proposed rollback of a methane regulation that would reduce leaks from oil and gas wells. Read more »

  • Climate Communicators Guide

    Our new guide for climate communicators speaking on behalf of PSR, featuring tips for speaking on climate change and health, and sample presentations and other resources. Read more »

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