Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Please ask your senators to cosponsor Sen. Franken's bill to challenge the trillion dollar nuclear weapons buildup.
Environmental Toxins and You
February 23, 2012
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Location: The Wellness House, 131 N. County Line Rd.
Patients and families are becoming more aware of the role of environmental toxins and health. There is also growing support among members of the public for the green hospital and outpatient clinic movement.
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To learn more about protection from environmental toxins and why greening hospitals and outpatient practices is so important for health, two critical areas of Chicago PSR's mission, come listen to Chicago PSR's Director, Dr. Sarah Lovinger, at a free panel discussion on "Environmental Toxins and You."
For more information and to register, you may call 630-323-5150 or go to www.wellnesshouse.org.
Health Impacts of Natural Gas Infrastructure
Fracked natural gas contaminates air and water where it is extracted, then pipelines transport gas-related pollutants for hundreds of miles. Distant communities may be exposed to toxic air pollutants, dangerous particulates, and radioactive materials. All of us are endangered as methane leaks into the atmosphere. Read more »
Natural Gas: Not a healthy or climate-protective solution for the Clean Power Plan
Building natural gas plants to replace coal-fired power is not a solution to the climate crisis; it merely replaces one fossil fuel with another. Read more »
Death by Degrees
The sign of Global Warming are already here. “Death by Degrees” is a series of reports looking at the damaging health effects of global warming by states or regions within the United States. We encourage you to learn about the public health threats global warming poses in your state/ region and contact your elected officials to support climate policies that reduce our reliance on dirty fossil fuels and supports energy efficiency, conservation and clean renewable energy production. Read more »
In the Spotlight
November 30, 2016
Eating for Climate and Health
PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.