Skip to Navigation
Skip to Content
Share this page

Support PSR!

Your membership supports PSR's work to reduce global warming, eliminate toxics in our environment and abolish nuclear weapons. YOU make our work possible. Thank you.

Donate Now »

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.

On sale now! Enter code M17ENV25 at checkout for 25% discount.

Climate and Health: What Every Health Professional Should Know

September 9, 2017
Los Angeles, California

Free training for health professionals co-sponsored by PSR-Los Angeles.

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, 1731 East 120th St, Keck Auditorium
Register here

Climate Change is one of the greatest public health threats of the 21st century. As informed and trusted individuals, health professionals play a critical role in addressing the health impacts of climate change with patients, communities and public leaders. Please join PSR-LA and The California Climate and Health Partnership for "Climate and Health: What Every Health Professional Should Know". Training attendees will:

  • Learn about key health impacts from climate change, and co-benefit solutions for health and equity

  • Discuss challenges and opportunities for confronting climate change in the Los Angeles Region

  • Gain hands-on skill practice for media engagement and advocacy on climate and health issues

  • Have the opportunity to sign up for further action and support

This training is free and open to all health professionals, with options to attend full or half-day sessions. Breakfast, lunch, and follow up support for action are included at no additional cost. Hosted with generous support from Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science.

More information »

Action Alerts

More action alertsĀ»

Resources

  • Fracking Compendium 5 Water Excerpt

    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 »

  • Clean Water Rule Fact Sheet

    The Clean Water Rule (CWR) protects the nation's rain-dependent streams and wetlands from toxic pollution under the Clean Water Act. Read more »

  • PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash

    Chesapeake PSR is suing the EPA over a proposed delay in a rule that slashes coal ash waste discharges into rivers and streams. PSR National Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb gave expert testimony on the health impacts of coal ash disposal. Read more »

In the Spotlight