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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>
Last Updated October 8, 2013
Health Impacts of Natural Gas Infrastructure
Fracked natural gas contaminates air and water where it is extracted, then pipelines transport gas-related pollutants for hundreds of miles. Distant communities may be exposed to toxic air pollutants, dangerous particulates, and radioactive materials. All of us are endangered as methane leaks into the atmosphere. Read more »
Natural Gas: Not a healthy or climate-protective solution for the Clean Power Plan
Building natural gas plants to replace coal-fired power is not a solution to the climate crisis; it merely replaces one fossil fuel with another. Read more »
Death by Degrees
The sign of Global Warming are already here. “Death by Degrees” is a series of reports looking at the damaging health effects of global warming by states or regions within the United States. We encourage you to learn about the public health threats global warming poses in your state/ region and contact your elected officials to support climate policies that reduce our reliance on dirty fossil fuels and supports energy efficiency, conservation and clean renewable energy production. Read more »
In the Spotlight
November 30, 2016
Eating for Climate and Health
PSR's new PowerPoint presentation on how climate change impacts food production, and agriculture's contribution to climate change.