June 2, 2014
The Fight Against Climate Change Defines Our Future
An op-ed from PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood on the importance of fighting climate change. Vote for Dr. Lockwood's piece in the Debate Club.
Source: US News & World Report
May 13, 2014
EPA rules can help protect children
An op-ed from PSR's Dr. Lynn Ringenberg on new emissions standards for coal-fired power plants.
Source: The Tallahassee Democrat
May 12, 2014
Nuclear Energy Is Not a Solution for Global Warming
PSR member and climate scientist Alan Robock lays out the reasons to work for clean, safe energy, not nuclear power.
Source: Huffington Post
April 22, 2014
Earth Day Op-Eds from PSR members
A round up of letters to the editor in newspapers around the country from PSR members, activists, and leaders.
April 19, 2014
Climate change threatens disaster
A letter to the editor on the need for action on climate change, by PSR Arizona's Timothy Lohman.
Source: Arizona Daily Star
March 3, 2014
Taking action on climate change
An op-ed by UI student and Iowa PSR intern Julia Sanabria.
Source: The Daily Iowan
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
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
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