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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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Fracking Compendium 5 Water Excerpt
Given the timely and important consideration of the issue by state officials in Florida, Physicians for Social Responsibility, along with Concerned Health Professionals of New York, has released excerpts from the upcoming Fifth Edition of the Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking. Released in Miami in advance of the full report, this new document contains an up-to-date analysis and compilation of the science on water contamination risks from drilling, fracking, and associated activities. Read more »
Clean Water Rule Fact Sheet
The Clean Water Rule (CWR) protects the nation's rain-dependent streams and wetlands from toxic pollution under the Clean Water Act. Read more »
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 »