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Webinar: Climate Change and Conflict
September 25, 2013
Time: 7:30 pm Eastern/4:30 pm Pacific
One of the little-discussed health effects of climate change is how it increases conflict and can lead to war. Climate change is already creating “climate refugees” and increasing social tensions, especially in the poorer nations of the world.
When farmers abandon their land due to years of drought… communities come to blows over shrinking water supplies… whole villages are displaced by sea level rise, then access to food becomes difficult, personal security plummets, the social order is stressed and violence can result.
Learn more in PSR’s next Climate & Health webinar:
"Climate Change and Conflict”
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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
7:30-830 pm EDT
Too Dirty, Too Dangerous
PSR's report, Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Methane, based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies, clearly conveys the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel. Read more »
Climate Change and Famine
Climate change is already threatening the Earth’s ability to produce food. These effects are expected to worsen as climate change worsens. Read more »
Congressional Review Act Handout
Congress is poised to use the CRA to dismantle Clean Air and Clean Water protections. CRA allows Congress by majority vote in both chambers (with limited debate and no opportunity for a filibuster) to void recently issued rules-resulting in communities losing dozens of health, safety and environmental protections. 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.