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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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Cooking the Earth
Global Warming and Coal
"Cooking the Earth," PSR’s handsome new slide show, describes how coal increases global warming and how that warming threatens human health. 40 slides.
The text (notes), with citations, are not part of the Powerpoint. They are available as a separate pdf file, which can be downloaded here.
When using, reproducing or citing this slide show’s images or text, please credit as follows: Physicians for Social Responsibility. "Cooking the Earth." PowerPoint. May 2009. <http://www.psr.org/resources/cooking-the-earth.html>
Page Updated October 8, 2013
PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash
Chesapeake PSR is suing the EPA over a proposed delay in a rule that slashes coal ash waste discharges into rivers and streams. PSR National Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb gave expert testimony on the health impacts of coal ash disposal. Read more »
Barbara Gottlieb's Testimony on EPA Methane Standards
On July 10, 2017, PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb testified before the EPA against a proposed rollback of a methane regulation that would reduce leaks from oil and gas wells. Read more »
Climate Communicators Guide
Our new guide for climate communicators speaking on behalf of PSR, featuring tips for speaking on climate change and health, and sample presentations and other resources. Read more »