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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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Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet
Dr. Alan Lockwood, PSR senior scientist on coal and climate change, is currently touring six states to raise awareness of the health effects of climate change and to promote a rapid transition to cleaner, healthier renewable energy and energy efficiency. To see if your state is among those he'll visit, click here.
Even if you can’t hear Dr. Lockwood live, you can order his new book, Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet, published by MIT Press. Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects.
He also calls for "preventive medicine," explaining how we must reduce greenhouse gases by replacing fossil fuels with clean energy that is better for the health of our families, our children, and future generations.
So learn more about climate change, all while honoring PSR's senior scientist.
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PSR Expert Testimony on Coal Ash
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Barbara Gottlieb's Testimony on EPA Methane Standards
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