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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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Environment and Health

PSR's Environment and Health Program addresses toxics and global warming -- challenges to life and well-being that pervade the entire planet. We invite you to join the growing constituency of health professionals and concerned citizens who are bringing a critical voice to the forefront of environmental health decision-making.

Click below for news, analysis, and actions on all the E&H programs.

Climate Change

Air Pollution and Health

Methane: Climate and Fracking

Coal & Climate: Code Black

Confronting Toxics

Protecting Health through Policy

Click here to see Environmental Health Resources and Links, compiled by PSR-Maine.


Action Alerts

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  • Video: Fracking - Too Dirty, Too Dangerous

    Former executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Catherine Thomasson, MD, presents findings from PSR's report "Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas". It is based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies which clearly convey the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. Read more »

  • Letter to the Senate Opposing the Smoggy Skies Act

    Letter signed by PSR and partner groups urging senators to oppose S. 263, the "Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017," also known as the Smoggy Skies Act, which would threaten important air pollution health standards and weaken the Clean Air Act. Read more »

  • Letter to USDA and Forest Service on Energy Development

    Letter signed by PSR and partner groups to USDA Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and United States Department of Agriculture Acting Deputy Undersecretary Dan Jiron on President Trump's executive orders relating to energy development on public lands. Read more »