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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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Hope for a Heated Planet
How Americans Are Fighting Global Warming and Building a Better Future
By Robert K. Musil
Bill McKibben calls Hope for a Heated Planet “a masterfully comprehensive account of both where we are and where we sure better go.” Author Bob Musil, former PSR executive director and now scholar-in-residence at American University, has written an insightful and informative account about the climate change issue and how it has finally emerged in the public’s mind as a major public health concern. His insider’s view of the struggle among environmental groups to find common purpose around climate change, the triumphs and disappointments of working with various political leaders and presidential administrations, and the challenge of getting the public to take seriously the threats posed by a warming planet will entertain and enlighten you. PSR members in particular will appreciate the PSR reference points as well as the affirmation that solid community-level support is needed for real and lasting change.
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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 »
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 »
In the Spotlight
November 5, 2017
APHA 2017 Health Activist Dinner
The Health Activist Dinner at American Public Health Association's annual meeting will include the presentation of the Edward Barsky Award to PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand.