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Agriculture Lawrence slides
(File; Wed Sep 23 16:55:00 CDT 2015)
Description: Climate Health Summit
Climate Change Makes Me Sick! Agriculture
(Web Page; Fri May 27 16:22:00 CDT 2016)
Spread the knowledge! Please feel free to share, re-post and print our e-cards. Click the images for larger, printable versions.
Below, you will find detailed information, resources, and opportunities to take climate-protective action...
Description: As climate change intensifies, prepare yourself for more frequent and severe heat waves. PSR's latest Climate Change Makes Me Sick! e-postcard and supporting data explain why. Follow us and share our e-postcards via Twitter and Instagram @psrnational or print them out and distribute! http://psr.org/ccmms
Tallying the True Cost of Industrial Agriculture
(Web Page; Thu Feb 24 16:28:00 CST 2011)
By Ted Schettler, MD MPH
This essay is in response to: How does our food production system drive our exposure to toxic chemicals?
On a cold winter day in a Michigan supermarket I can find
asparagus and mangoes from Peru, lettuce from ...
Description: On a cold winter day in a Michigan supermarket I can find asparagus and mangoes from Peru, lettuce from California, tomatoes from Florida, and apples that have been in cold storage since the fall harvest.
Climate Change and Famine
(File; Fri Mar 07 12:18:00 CST 2014)
www.psr.orgclimate changeand f amineClimate change is already threatening theEarth’s ability to produce food. These effectsare expected to worsen as climate changeworsens. Estimates vary, but for every 1.8°F increasein global average sur...
Agenda and Resources
(File; Wed Feb 27 13:51:00 CST 2013)
OrganicologySustainable Procurement for Institutional Food ServiceFebruary 7, 2013; 1:00-5:00PMThe Hilton - Downtown PortlandAgenda:*1:00PM – 1:25PM: Welcome and Introductiono Emma Sirois, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibilityo Gre...
OEC Organicology Presentation
(File; Wed Feb 27 14:14:00 CST 2013)
The EnvironmentalImpact of Our FoodChoicesOregon Environmental CouncilOEC safeguards what Oregonians love aboutOregon:• clean air and water,• an unpolluted landscape and• healthy food produced by local farmers.Eating is an agricultural a...
OHSU Sustainable Food Policy
(File; Wed Feb 27 14:15:00 CST 2013)
OHSU Healthy & Sustainable Food Service Policy1) PurposeAs a responsible provider of health care services, OHSU F&N is committed to the healthof our patients, our staff, the local and global community. We are aware that foodprodu...
Comments from the City of Mosier on Proposed Millennium Bulk Terminal Project (11/13/13)
(File; Tue Nov 26 17:20:00 CST 2013)
Mayor Andrea RogersPeny Wallacec sm alITIYnougohFoMOSIERCouncilors:Emily ReedArlene BurnsMary Lou PerrymakedifferencePO Box 456/208 Washingon St. Mosier, OR 97040Phone: 541-478-3505 Fax: 541-478-3810Mosiercityhall@mosierwinet.comNovember...
Description: Comments from the City of Mosier on Proposed Millennium Bulk Terminal Project (11/13/13)
Climate Impacts on Water and Agriculture
(Web Page; Tue Oct 04 12:24:00 CDT 2016)
Climate change affects the frequency and intensity of rainfall. In some places, rainfall becomes less frequent, but when it comes, it is intense, leading to runoff and flooding. Flooding can be especially dangerous in river and coastal ...
Webinar: Saving Antibiotics: A Clinical Perspective on Antibiotic Overuse in Agriculture
(Web Page; Fri May 03 10:06:00 CDT 2013)
Time: 1-2pm ET / 10-11am PTRegister Here
Antibiotic resistance is increasing across the country. Yet, antibiotics continue to be used prolifically in food animal agriculture. Doctors, nurses, and other clinicians h...
Description: Dr. Tom Newman, Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Pediatrics at University of California-San Francisco Medical Center and National Board member of PSR, will speak about how Clinicians can become more involved in antibiotics advocacy in their practice and communities, and with their patients.