October 1, 2014
Florida Needs a Health-Protective Energy Policy Plan
Incoming Board President Dr. Lonnie Draper and Board Member Dr. Ron Saff delivered a letter to Governor Rick Scott asking for his strong leadership in putting together a health-protective energy policy plan for Florida; a plan with emphasis on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.
September 29, 2014
Meet the New Climate Change Warrior: Your Doctor
The powerful medical establishment calls on physicians to fight global warming as a new study details its consequences on health.
Source: Take Part
September 21, 2014
More Than 300,000 March in Manhattan to Demand Action on Climate Change
“Climate change is a health crisis,” said Catherine Thomasson, executive director of PSR, a principal organizer of the health care hub of the event.
Source: Take Part
September 18, 2014
NextGen Climate builds Rick Scott's ark
Dr. Ron Saff, an allergy and asthma specialist and a member of PSR, warned that the time for talk has already passed as Florida is feeling the effects of human-induced global warming.
Source: Tampa Bay Times
August 20, 2014
Doctors Outraged by Claims That Health Officials Ignored Residents Sickened by Drilling
Philadelphia PSR and other groups are speaking out against the state health department for ignoring reports of fracking-related health impacts.
August 11, 2014
PSR/FL Steering Committee member, Dr. Ron Saff, and his practice recognized as Green Doctor Office
Dr. Ron Saff's practice, the Allergy & Asthma Diagnostic Treatment Center, has been awarded recognition as a "Green Doctor Office" by My Green Doctor.
August 9, 2014
Clean Power Plan is winner on many fronts
A letter to the editor from PSR Board Member Dr. Alan Lockwood on the EPA's new carbon rule and the need for action on climate change.
Source: The Buffalo News
August 5, 2014
Coal ash pollution needs tighter regulation
An op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Lynn Ringenberg on the dangers of coal ash.
Source: Sun Sentinel
August 1, 2014
Maine is too smoggy in the summer: It's time to limit power plants' carbon emissions.
Dr. Peter Millard of PSR Maine writes in support of the EPA's new carbon rule in this op-ed.
Source: Bangor Daily News
July 31, 2014
Retired Coal Miner to EPA: "We're Dying, Literally Dying, for you To Help Us"
Dr. Poune Saberi discusses the ways natural gas production impacts human health.
Source: Think Progress
July 30, 2014
Improving Pittsburgh's Air Quality
A radio interview with PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood, who says the EPA's new Clean Power Plan will improve air quality and save lives.
July 28, 2014
Why I support the EPA’s Clean Power Plan
An op-ed from Florida PSR President and PSR National President-Elect Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, who is testifying before the EPA on the public health impacts of carbon pollution.
Source: Tampa Tribune
July 27, 2014
Tucsonans Celebrate Recent EPA Haze Rule
A radio interview with PSR Arizona's Dr. Barbara Warren and other local activists on the health impacts of coal pollution in Arizona.
June 28, 2014
Strong EPA rule needed to cut greenhouse gases
A letter to the editor from PSR member Lisa Iannucci on the need for a strong carbon rule from the EPA.
Source: Ashbury Park Press
June 2, 2014
Dr. Alan Lockwood on Coal
A radio interview with PSR Board Member Dr. Alan Lockwood on the public health impacts of coal.
Source: Jeff Santos Show
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 29, 2014
David vs. Goliath: A tiny tribe takes on big energy
PSR's Barb Gottlieb on the dangerous toxins found in coal ash.
Source: Al Jazeera America
April 22, 2014
U.S. Urged to Tackle Lead in Aviation Gasoline
"We already know there’s no safe threshold for lead exposure, and we also know that lead is toxic and a possible carcinogen even at low levels, leading to brain damage and learning disabilities," Kathy Attar, toxics program manager with Physicians for Social Responsibility, a consumer protection group, told IPS.
Source: Inter Press Service