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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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  • January 30, 2018
    Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global

    One-day conference on the health impacts of gas infrastructure in your local communities, featuring speaker Barbara Gottlieb of PSR National. Co-sponsored by GBPSR. Jan. 30 in Boston.

  • December 10, 2017
    WE CAN: A Night to Celebrate Nuclear Disarmament Activism

    Join WPSR 12/10 in Seattle to celebrate the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, for their receipt of the Nobel Peace Prize and for successfully passing the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

  • November 14, 2017
    Climate and Public Health in Central Virginia

    Join Chesapeake PSR in Richmond, Virginia for a workshop and discussion on the health effects of climate change in Central Virginia.

  • November 5, 2017
    APHA 2017 Health Activist Dinner

    The Health Activist Dinner at American Public Health Association's annual meeting will include the presentation of the Edward Barsky Award to PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand.

  • October 26, 2017
    Health Implications of Southwest Virginia's Energy Choices

    An educational forum for health professionals on the health effects of proposed natural gas infrastructure and of renewable energy sources. 5:30 - 8:00 pm at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine.

  • October 21, 2017
    Forum on Nuclear Weapons, War and the Environment

    Saturday, Oct. 21, 9 - Noon at University of Arizona, join PSR/Arizona for a presentation by Dr. Ira Helfand followed by an expert panel discussion.

  • October 7, 2017
    PSR Speaker's Training ~ Security Program

    Join the team of trained PSR speakers! Learn about the humanitarian impact of nuclear weapons and the new UN ban treaty. Hands-on training in a small group setting.

  • September 18, 2017
    Climate Change and the Growing Risk of Nuclear War: An Agenda for Action

    A one-day Symposium to examine the catastrophic public health consequences of climate change and the ways that climate change will increase the risk of conflict, including nuclear war. Sept. 23 in Hadley, MA.

  • February 15, 2017
    Are You a New Leader?

    Thanks to our members, the New Leadership Challenge has reached 100% of our goal!

  • 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.

  • November 17, 2016
    Local Screenings: Command and Control

    The new documentary on nuclear weapons has upcoming screenings in Arizona, Washington state, and Massachusetts.

  • November 12, 2016
    2016 PSR Arizona Membership Dinner

    PSR Arizona's annual membership dinner, featuring special guest Susan Feathers, who will introduce her new novel "Threshold." Nov. 12 in Tucson.

  • October 27, 2016
    Speaking Tour: Heat Advisory

    PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood visits Chicago on Oct. 27 to highlight the health effects of climate change and speak about his new book, Heat Advisory.

  • September 15, 2016
    Boston Symposium

    A one-day Symposium to examine the catastrophic public health consequences of climate change and the ways that climate change will increase the risk of conflict, including nuclear war.

  • March 25, 2016
    What now, after the Supreme Court stay?

    The Supreme Court in February 2016 issued a "stay," or a temporary suspension, of the Clean Power Plan while a lower court reviews this legal challenge. This situation raises many questions.

  • January 25, 2016
    Video: Health Voices for the Clean Power Plan

    Watch our webinar on how the CPP is shaping up in different states, and how health professionals can get engaged.

  • September 19, 2015
    Nukebusters Short Film Awards

    The votes are in! Five hundred people and three celebrity judges chose the best films on nuclear weapons.

  • September 18, 2015
    Gala for Peace & Health

    Join the Gala Host committee, PSR members & staff for wine, hors d'oeuvres and dessert at the Austrian Embassy & Cultural Forum on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm.

  • June 17, 2015
    Climate Health Action Teams

    Join a local Climate Health Action Team and push your state to a clean energy future.

  • July 17, 2014
    Our Best Opportunity to Cut Climate Change

    We need you to take action now! Tell the EPA that its proposed rule to cut carbon pollution from power plants Is vitally important and on the right track – but can be strengthened.

 

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