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51. The Toxies: Exposed

(Web Page; Mon Jul 10 10:50:00 CDT 2017)

"The Toxies: Exposed" is a seven-webisode series that follows a daring investigative journalist as he chases down toxic chemicals and pollutants. Diving into the human body to catch BPA impersonating estrogen, going on a deadly joy ride...

Description: "The Toxies: Exposed" is a seven-webisode series that follows a daring investigative journalist as he chases down toxic chemicals and pollutants.

52. PSR Attends Signing of the Paris Accord

(Web Page; Wed Aug 09 09:54:00 CDT 2017)

It is an honor to witness the signing of the Paris Agreement, which was attended by representatives from a record number of countries. The pivotal climate treaty emphasizes the right to health is central to actions taken. It will saf...

Description: It is an honor to witness the signing of the Paris Agreement, which was attended by representatives from a record number of countries. The pivotal climate treaty emphasizes the right to health is central to actions taken.

53. PSR, Allies tell the EPA: Implement water protections, don't weaken them!

(Web Page; Wed Sep 27 09:07:00 CDT 2017)

Damage to our water systems from recent Hurricanes Harvey and Maria highlights the need for stronger protections, not weaker, for clean water. Unfortunately, the EPA doesn't appear to agree. The EPA has proposed to withdraw the 2015 Cle...

Description: Damage to our water systems from recent Hurricanes Harvey and Maria highlights the need for stronger protections, not weaker, for clean water. Unfortunately, the EPA doesn't appear to agree.

54. The Story of Strawberries

(Web Page; Thu Feb 24 13:41:00 CST 2011)

By Susan Kegley, PhD This essay is in response to: How does our food production system drive our exposure to toxic chemicals? I remember looking forward to May when I was a child—strawberry season! I would go to a local farm w...

Description: I remember looking forward to May when I was a child -- strawberry season! I would go to a local farm with my grandmother to pick sweet red strawberries for jam, shortcake, and just plain eating.

55. Summit Handouts & Presentations

(Web Page; Wed Dec 02 12:44:00 CST 2015)

The Climate Health Summit provided in depth information about the health implications of climate change and the health benefits of climate solutions. Communication skills useful for informing the public and policymakers about this critic...

56. WATCH WHAT YOU EAT: The Health Effects of America’s Corporate Controlled Food Industry

(Web Page; Fri Jul 07 13:46:00 CDT 2017)

A note from Physicians for Social Responsibility With the corporate takeover of our nation’s food system, eating a meal has never been so controversial. Few consumers realize the growing offenses to worker’s rig...

Description: With the corporate takeover of our nation’s food system, eating a meal has never been so controversial. Few consumers realize the growing offenses to worker’s rights, environmental sustainability, and public health that factory farming inflicts on our world.

57. Canadian tar sands pipeline threatens Climate, public health, water and lands

(Web Page; Fri Nov 04 09:51:00 CDT 2011)

PSR added the voice of health professionals to those calling on President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline. President Obama will make a decision shortly on a proposed 1,700-mile pipeline to carry Canadia...

Description: PSR added the voice of health professionals to those calling on President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline.

58. Clean, Safe, Renewable Energy: Fantasy, or Our Future?

(Web Page; Tue Jan 22 13:00:00 CST 2013)

One of the greatest conundrums facing our world is how to sustain our ever-growing need for energy without overwhelming the planet with toxics and climate change. There’s scarcely an aspect of modern life that doesn’t requir...

Description: One of the greatest conundrums facing our world is how to sustain our ever-growing need for energy without overwhelming the planet with toxics and climate change.

59. Climate Change Makes Me Sick!: Allergies

(Web Page; Fri Aug 26 12:55:00 CDT 2016)

"Climate Change Makes Me Sick" is PSR's Spring 2016 campaign highlighting the many ways that climate change harms our health. The campaign features a series of e-postcards, each displaying a different health impact. Below, you will als...

Description: PSR's Spring 2016 campaign, Climate Change Makes Me Sick, highlights a series of e-postcards, each displaying the health impacts of climate change. The campaign's website provides more detailed information, resources, and opportunities to take climate-protective action. Spread the knowledge! Please feel free to share, re-post and print our e-cards from http://www.psr.org/ccmms

60. Moving mountains

(Web Page; Thu Jul 06 14:26:00 CDT 2017)

It shouldn’t come as news that a coal mining process that blows up mountaintops using high-powered explosives -- and then bulldozes the rubble into adjacent valleys -- causes environmental devastation, contaminates surface water...

Description: Mountaintop removal (MTR) coal mining uses high-powered explosives to blow the tops off of mountains. The debris is then bulldozered into adjacent valleys and streams. The health hazards and environmental destruction this creates is so great, scientists have called for a moratorium on MTR permits.