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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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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
Natural Gas Health Impacts Symposium
PSR is proud to have participated in "Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health," a high-powered conference in Boston that brought together university researchers, public health departments and concerned citizens. Watch Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb's overview presentation here, timestamp 11:10 - 46:05. 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 »
Ash in Lungs
PSR and Earthjustice's new report explores the health impacts of breathing coal ash dust. Read more »
In the Spotlight
March 3, 2018
WPSR Annual Dinner and Fundraiser
Join Washington PSR for a reception, a delicious meal, keynote address by David Korten, presentation of the 2018 Paul Beeson and Malcolm Peterson awards, and a live auction.