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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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Flame Retardants Hearing

June 12, 2012
Sacramento, California

Time: 1:30 pm
Location: Room 444 (tentative) of the CA State Capitol

Join PSR-LA and a unique coalition of health advocates, fire fighters, scientists, businesses and manufacturers, environmentalists, and fire safety experts at this June 12th informational hearing on flame retardants, held by the California Assembly Committee on Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials.

“An examination of the effectiveness of California’s furniture flammability standards and of the environmental and human health impacts of flame retardant chemicals”

Contact Ana Mascareñas, amascarenas@psr-la.org, (213) 689-9170 if you plan on attending this hearing, and learn more about the health and environmental impacts of chemicals marketed as flame retardants.

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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 »

  • Webinar: The Fight for Solar

    Solar energy is one of our best hopes for a clean energy future – yet some utility companies are trying to stifle the spread of rooftop solar. Learn more about the fight for rooftop ("distributed") solar. Read more »

  • Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) Fact Sheet

    RGGI has significantly reduced air pollution from fossil fuel power plants, improving the health of people living in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic regions. Read more »

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    Eating for Climate and Health
    PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.