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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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Health and Oil and Gas Production

May 23, 2017
Sacramento, California

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm PDT
Location: CalEPA, Sierra Hearing Room, 2nd Floor, 1001 I Street

CA Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup Meeting on health and oil and gas production. The CATPHWG meeting will also be broadcast as a live webinar/webcast for those unable to attend in person.

Presenters scheduled thus far include:

  • Seth Shonkoff, PSE Healthy Energy - The Public Health Dimensions of Oil and Gas Development in California
  • Jim Nyarady, ARB - ARB’s Recently Adopted Oil & Gas Methane Regulation
  • Carolyn Lozo and Ken Stroud (tentatively), ARB - Air Monitoring for Oil and Gas Emissions: In Communities and During Well Stimulation
  • Rachel Morello-Frosch, UC Berkeley - Correlation Between DOGGR Well Data and Incidence of Low Birth Weight
  • Martha Arguello, Physicians for Social Responsibility (Los Angeles) - Community experiences of living in proximity to oil and gas production

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    Join Oregon PSR to celebrate the high school student winners of this year's scholarship. Featuring keynote speaker Marshallese anti-nuclear and climate activist and poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. April 28 at 6 pm in Portland, Oregon.