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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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TV Series: Designing Healthy Communities

January 28, 2012 - March 4, 2012

A provocative new 4-hour television series airing on PBS. Host/Narrator Richard Jackson, MD, MPH, a board member of PSR-Los Angeles, looks at the impact our built environment has on key public health indices – obesity, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, cancer and depression. Dr. Jackson connects bad community design with burgeoning health costs, then analyzes and illustrates what citizens are doing about this urgent crisis by looking upstream for innovative solutions.

Dates and stations of local airings listed below:

Detroit: WTVS 56.1
11 pm Tuesday January 24 (1)
11pm  Tuesday January 31  (2)
11 pm Tuesday February 7  (3)
11 pm Tuesday February 14 (4)   

Miami, FL: WLRN 17 or 17.1
10pm Tuesday January 24 (1)
10pm Tuesday January 31 (2)
10pm Tuesday February 7 (3)
10pm  Tuesday February 14 (4)   

Portland, OR (and the entire state): OPB Plus 10.2
8pm Tuesday January 24 (1)
8pm Tuesday January 31 (2)
8pm  Tuesday February 7 (3)
8pm Tuesday February 14 (4)   

Springfield, MO: Ozarks Public Television 21.1
10pm Tuesday January 24 (1)
10pm Tuesday January 31 (2)
10pm Tuesday February 7 (3)
10pm Tuesday February 14 (4)   

Tampa, FL: WUSF Knowledge 16.4 or 471 or 619 or 207
10pm Thursday January 26 (1)
10pm Thursday February 2 (2)
10pm Thursday February 9 (3)
10pm Thursday February 16 (4)   

Albuquerque: KNMD 9.1
10pm Sunday January 29 (1)
10pm Sunday February 5 (2)
10pm Sunday February 12 (3)
10pm Sunday February 19 (4)   

Milwaukee: MPTV 36.1
3pm Sunday January 29 (1)
3pm Sunday February 5 (2)
3pm Sunday February 12 (3)
3pm Sunday February 19 (4)   

Jacksonville: WJCT More Comcast 212
10pm-12am Monday January 30 (1&2)
10pm-12am Monday February 6 (3&4)   

Kansas City: KCPT2 19.2
2pm & 8pm Monday January 30 (1)
2pm & 8pm Monday February 6 (2)
2pm & 8pm Monday February 13 (3)
2pm & 8pm Monday February 20 (4)   

Los Angeles: KLCS 58 or 58.1 or 58.4
9pm-11pm Tuesday January 31 (2&3)

Boston/Durham, NH: Prime 11.1 HD or 11.2 SD; NHPTV Explore
12 pm  Thursday February 2 (1)
12 pm Thursday February 9 (2)
12pm  Thursday February 16 (3)
12 pm Thursday February 23 (4)
9pm Wednesday February 8 (1)
9pm Wednesday February 15 (2)
9pm  Wednesday February 22 (3)
9pm Wednesday  February 29 (4)

New York: WLIW 21
4am-6am Thursday February 2 (1&2)
4am-6am Friday February 3 (3&4)

San Antonio: KLRN 9.1
9 pm Thursday February 2 (1)
9 pm Thursday February 9 (2)
9 pm Thursday February 16 (3)
9 pm Thursday February 23 (4)   
   
Salt Lake City: UEN-TV 9.1
7pm Friday February 3 (1)
7pm Friday February 10 (2)
7pm Friday February 17 (3)
7pm Friday February 24 (4)

Indianapolis: WFYI 20.1
5pm Saturday February 4 (1)
5pm Saturday February 11 (2)
5pm  Saturday February  18 (3)
5pm  Saturday February  25 (4)   

Washington, DC: WETA HD 26.1 or 220 or 219 or 1026 or 1003 or 526 or 613 or 26
1pm Saturday February 4 (1)
2pm Saturday February 4 (2)
3pm Saturday February 4 (3)
4pm Saturday February 4 (4)   

Cleveland: WVIZ 25
2pm-4pm Sunday  February 5 (1&2)
2pm Sunday February 12 (3)
2pm Sunday February 19 (4)   

Grand Rapids: WGVU
35.1
5pm  Sunday February 5 (1)
5pm  Sunday February 12 (2)
5pm Sunday February 19 (3)
5pm Sunday February  26 (4)   

Syracuse, NY: WCNY
24.1
8pm Sunday February 5 (1)
8pm Sunday February 12 (2)
8pm Sunday February 19 (3)
8pm Sunday February 26 (4)   

West Palm Beach: WXEL
42.1
2pm Sunday February 5 (1)
2pm Sunday February 12 (2)
2pm Sunday February 19 (3)
2pm Sunday February  26 (4)   

Austin: KLRU
18-3
9am Monday February 6 (1)
9 am Monday February 13 (2)
9 am Monday February 20 (3)
9 am Monday February 27 (4)   

Los Angeles/Huntington Beach: KOCE Orange
50.2
10pm Tuesday February 7 (1)
10pm Tuesday February 14 (2)
10pm Tuesday February 21 (3)
10pm Tuesday February 28 (4)   

Sacramento: KVIE 2
6.2
8pm Tuesday February 7 (1)
8pm Tuesday February 14 (2)
8pm Tuesday February 21 (3)
8pm Tuesday February 28 (4)   

San Francisco: KQED World
7am and 10am Friday February 10 (1)
8am and 11am Friday February 10 (2)
7am and 10am Friday February 17 (3)
8am and 11am Friday February 17 (4)   

Denver: KBDI 2 12
8pm-10pm Sunday February 12 (1&2)
8pm-10pm  Monday February 13 (3&4)   

Denver and the entire state:
Rocky Mountain PBS
Denver/Front Range 6 or 6.1
Pueblo/Colorado Springs 8 or 8.1
Grand Junction 18 or 18.1
Durango 20 or 20.1
Steamboat Springs 24.1 or 11 or 6
2pm Saturday February 12 (1)
2pm  Saturday February 19 (2)
2 pm Saturday February 26 (3)
2 pm Saturday March  4 (4)

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Action Alerts

  • Tell the EPA: Don't delay methane protections

    Tell the EPA: don't delay the proposed rule to capture leaking methane gas. Our health and the health of the climate cannot wait!

  • Tell Congress—defend the Clean Air Act against Big Oil!

    President Trump, his new EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, and some in Congress are attempting to block or weaken clean air and climate protections like the Clean Power Plan. Tell your member of Congress to support full implementation of the Clean Air Act and the Clean Power Plan.

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Resources

  • 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 »

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.