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Webinar: Fracking, Methane, and Climate Change
October 30, 2013
Time: 7:30 pm ET
Join us for the latest in PSR's series of Climate Change webinars.
Natural gas increasingly is replacing coal as the basis for generating electricity in the U.S. Is this good or bad for health? As far as conventional pollutants go, natural gas is much cleaner than coal. But accidental releases of methane, a highly potent greenhouse gas, are raising fears that the costs to the climate may outweigh the gains for air quality.
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Saving Energy, Saving Lives: The Health Impacts of Avoiding Power Plant Pollution with Energy Efficiency
PSR and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)'s new report examines the public health benefits and medical cost savings of cutting annual electric consumption by 15 percent. Read more »
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 »
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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.