January 22, 2014
Global warming is real; revenue-neutral carbon tax would help
A letter to the editor from PSR Harrisburg's Dr. James E. Jones.
Source: The Patriot-News
January 21, 2014
Chapter Supports State Efforts on NOx Pollution
Chesapeake PSR supports preliminary draft regulations in Maryland on nitrogen oxide emission limitations from coal-fired power plants that require that these plants operate state-of-the art controls commensurate with historically demonstrated efficiencies.
November 17, 2013
PSR Physician Visits Wilmington - Part Two: Making Decisions with a Long View and Unified Goals
Part 2 of a radio interview with PSR Board Member Dr. Andy Kanter, focusing on climate change and sea level rise.
October 29, 2013
Doctor Completes Cross-Country Bike Ride Alerting Americans to Health Effects of Climate Change
Wendy Ring M.D., a doctor and member of Physicians for Social Responsibility, pedals into Washington, DC today, successfully completing her four-month cross-country bicycle tour to raise awareness of the health impacts of climate change.
September 27, 2013
EPA made the right move toward cleaner coal plants
A letter to the editor from PSR Harrisburg Co-President Dr. Robert Little.
Source: Patriot News
September 13, 2013
Rally at the Rio
Physicians for Social Responsibility New Mexico was pleased to participate in Rally at the Rio on 3 August, 2013, sponsored by 350.org, and in partnership with numerous environmentally oriented organizations - New Energy Economy, Audubon-NM, Citizens Climate Lobby, Wild Earth Guardians, and more.
August 19, 2013
Natural Gas: The Bridge to Nowhere
PSR board member Dr. Alan Lockwood on the environmental impacts of natural gas and its contribution to climate change.
Source: Huffington Post
July 25, 2013
Governor Unveils Strong Climate Action Plan
Governor Martin O'Malley has released a new climate action plan to reduce carbon emissions by 25 percent in Maryland.
Source: Maryland Department of the Environment
July 10, 2013
The courage to act on climate change
PSR Executive Director Dr. Catherine Thomasson co-authored this op-ed on the need for action on climate change.
Source: The Roanoke Times
May 22, 2013
Prevent Coal Exports--Your Gift to be Doubled!
Energy Foundation will match your donation up to $8000 to our campaign to prevent coal exports through the Pacific Northwest.
May 8, 2013
Kinder Morgan Decision: A Victory for Public Health
Oregon PSR responds to news of Kinder Morgan decision to cease plans to site a coal export facility at Port Westward (St. Helens) in Columbia County, Oregon
April 21, 2013
Earth is at risk: Unless we change our ways, future generations will inherit a hostile planet
An Earth Day op-ed by PSR board member Dr. Alan Lockwood.
March 19, 2013
Joel Charles: Carbon fee offers road map for future
Medical student PSR leader calls for a revenue-neutral fee on carbon to make fossil fuel price reflect true cost.
Source: Lacrosse Tribune
March 19, 2013
Coal damages human health, says N.Y. physician
Alan Lockwood talks to health professionals at Billings Clinic on Monday about the health hazards of coal.
Source: Billings Gazette
March 1, 2013
Physicians Respond to Multnomah County Study: Coal Train Traffic Could Exacerbate Health Issues
Oregon PSR calls for a cumulative and comprehensive Health Impact Assessment.
February 13, 2013
Maryland’s governor tells state Senate panel offshore wind bill would create hundreds of jobs
Dr. Cindy Parker spoke at the rally on behalf of PSR, saying, “If the climate is allowed to change, we are not going to be able to cure that, we are not going to be able to fix that. The only way is to prevent it.”
Source: Washington Post
February 5, 2013
Climate change bad for health, expert says
PSR board member Andrew Jameton explains the health impacts of climate change.
Source: Omaha World-Herald
January 22, 2013
MLK, Inauguration Day and our shifting awareness
An op-ed from PSR Los Angeles board member Dr. Robert Dodge.
Source: The Herald News
January 8, 2013
Clarion Call to Address Climate Change
PSR Executive Director Dr. Catherine Thomasson and co-author Katie Preston outline climate change impact in Virginia and urge that "we owe it to our children and grandchildren to act now for their future."
Source: Roanoke Times
November 21, 2012
Supporting the EPA is Not Enough
Dr. Alan Lockwood describes the health and economic benefits of the Clean Air Act and how strong regulations that curtail air pollution save lives.
Source: Huffington Post