August 24, 2015
A clean power plan for all Americans and Texans
An op-ed co-authored by Texas PSR Board Member Dr. Daniel Hochman.
Source: The Monitor
August 20, 2015
The best energy expenditure is negative
An op-ed by PSR member Sara Via, PhD.
Source: Baltimore Sun
August 18, 2015
Clean Power Plan a win for Texas health, economy, and climate
An op-ed co-authored by Texas PSR's Dr. Katharina Hathaway.
Source: Austin American-Statesman
August 11, 2015
Clean Power and Public Health
PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg writes about the impact of climate change on children's health.
August 5, 2015
Health groups praise Obama plan on coal, saying it will save lives
Neurologist Alan Lockwood, a senior scientist with the advocacy group Physicians for Social Responsibility, estimated that coal-fired power plants are linked to 50,000 deaths a year in the USA, and that coal contributes to four of the five leading causes of death -- heart disease, cancer, stroke and chronic respiratory disease.
Source: USA Today
August 5, 2015
Clean power plan
A letter to the editor from PSR Kansas City member Everett Murphy, MD.
Source: Kansas City Star
August 3, 2015
Climate change is a public health issue
An op-ed by PSR Florida's Dr. Lonnie Draper.
Source: Tallahassee Democrat
July 1, 2015
Climate change affects health
A letter to the editor from PSR member Dr. Richard Weiskopf on the importance of addressing climate change.
Source: The Syracuse Post-Standard
June 29, 2015
Climate change biggest global health issue of the 21st century
An op-ed from PSR's Dr. Maureen McCue.
Source: Iowa City Press-Citizen
June 22, 2015
Video: Insight- Catherine Thomasson of PSR discusses climate change and health
For more on the threat from climate change, CCTV-America spoke to Dr. Catherine Thomasson, Executive Director at Physicians for Social Responsibility.
June 9, 2015
Oil Trains Don't Have to Derail or Explode to Be Hazardous, Doctors Warn
In May, hundreds of doctors, nurses and health-care professionals from PSR called on Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Oregon Gov. Kate Brown to take a stronger position against proposed oil-by-rail shipping terminals in their respective states, in order to insure the health and physical security of families and communities there.
Source: Truth Out
June 3, 2015
How rising carbon is changing seasonal allergies
An op-ed by PSR member Dr. Samantha Ahdoot.
Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch
May 29, 2015
Video: Climate Change Guide Covered on CBS News
Watch local news coverage of PSR Arizona's Citizen's Climate Guide from News 13 in Tucson.
May 18, 2015
Shining Light on Health Effects of EPA Power Plan
Dr. Catherine Thomasson, executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, says the increase in asthma cases isn't just caused by air quality. Warming temperatures and increased CO2 is spurring plants to go on overdrive.
Source: Public New Service
May 11, 2015
Health Professionals Call for Denial of Oil-By-Rail Terminal Permits in Oregon and Washington
Nearly 300 doctors, nurses and other health professionals called on Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Oregon Governor Kate Brown to deny permits for proposed new and expanded oil-by-rail facilities.
May 8, 2015
Oregon PSR Applauds Mayor Hales' Decision to Withdraw Support for Dangerous Propane Terminal in Portland
If Pembina brings this project to the Portland City Council for a vote, it will lose the vote in the face of fierce opposition from a powerful coalition working to protect the health of our climate and communities.
April 13, 2015
Obama is on the right track with the EPA clean power plan
An op-ed from Dr. Robert Little of Harrisburg PSR.
Source: The Patriot-News
April 12, 2015
Let's embrace clean energy solutions to solve public health problems
An op-ed by Harrisburg PSR's Drs. James E. Jones and Bob Arnold.
Source: The Patriot-News
April 9, 2015
Climate effects on health are important to know
A letter to the editor from Arizona PSR's Dr. Barbara Warren.
Source: Arizona Daily Star
April 7, 2015
Nearly 1,000 health professionals call for climate action during National Public Health Week
More heat waves, worse air pollution, and the spread of diseases to new areas are among the growing health threats from climate change, more than 950 health professionals warned in a letter to President Obama today, delivered as part of National Public Health Week.