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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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The Impact of Climate Change and Extreme Weather on Public Health

April 10, 2013
Washington, District of Columbia

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: 5th Floor Conference Room, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Directions: Federal Triangle stop on Blue/Orange Line. A map to the Center is available at www.wilsoncenter.org/directions. Note: Please allow additional time to pass through security.

Introductory Remarks: Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute

Featuring: Tom Karl, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),
                Catherine Thomasson, Executive Director, Physicians for Social Responsibility

Moderator: Paul Schopf, Professor of Oceanography, Atmospheric, Oceanic and Earth Sciences, George Mason University

Please RSVP (Name and affiliation) to brazil@wilsoncenter.org

The “Managing the Planet” seminar series – developed jointly by George Mason University and the Wilson Center’s Brazil Institute and Environmental Change and Security Program – addresses planetary scale problems and solutions.

Action Alerts

  • Stop the Dirty Budget!

    Tell your U.S. senators and representative to stand up for clean air, clean water and a sustainable climate by voting against anti-health budget cuts and "poison pill" amendments.

  • Reject FERC Nominees!

    Ask your U.S. senators to reject the nominees to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the "federal regulator that almost never says no."

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Resources

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    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 »

  • Barbara Gottlieb's Testimony on EPA Methane Standards

    On July 10, 2017, PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb testified before the EPA against a proposed rollback of a methane regulation that would reduce leaks from oil and gas wells. Read more »

  • Climate Communicators Guide

    Our new guide for climate communicators speaking on behalf of PSR, featuring tips for speaking on climate change and health, and sample presentations and other resources. Read more »

In the Spotlight

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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.