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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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Breaking the Silence: Coal's Impact on Our Health
September 8, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - Noon
Location: Old National Events Plaza
Featured speakers are Alan Lockwood, past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility and author of "The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health" and Dr. Stephen Jay, professor of medicine and public health and past founding chair of the Indiana University Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health. To register, go to sc.org/BreakTheSilence or contact Wendy Bredhold, campaign representative for the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal to Clean Energy Campaign, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Given the timely and important consideration of the issue by state officials in Florida, Physicians for Social Responsibility, along with Concerned Health Professionals of New York, has released excerpts from the upcoming Fifth Edition of the Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking. Released in Miami in advance of the full report, this new document contains an up-to-date analysis and compilation of the science on water contamination risks from drilling, fracking, and associated activities. Read more »
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WPSR Annual Dinner and Fundraiser
Join Washington PSR for a reception, a delicious meal, keynote address by David Korten, presentation of the 2018 Paul Beeson and Malcolm Peterson awards, and a live auction.