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Webinar: Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas
March 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Are you concerned about fracking? Natural gas pipelines and compressor stations? The push to replace coal-fired power plants with gas-burning ones?
You're right to be concerned! For more information on just how bad natural gas is for health and for the climate, join PSR for a webinar.
We'll present recent scientific and medical studies that document harms to health from fracking, such as associations between proximity to fracking sites and premature births; studies that indicate much greater amounts of methane leakage from gas extraction and transport than previously imagined; and why it is so urgent that methane's climate impacts be viewed over the gas's first 20 years in the atmosphere.
The studies we highlight will be an important part of the case you make against natural gas.
Webinar: Health Risks of Nuclear Power
As PSR chapters promote the transition to clean renewable energy, some are finding that nuclear power is being proposed as renewable. This webinar explores exactly why nuclear is not clean, not safe and not renewable. Read more »
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 »
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 »
In the Spotlight
April 28, 2018
2018 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony
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.