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Fighting climate change by uniting for climate justice

Want to learn how to fight climate change by joining forces for climate justice? Take a look at Washington State, where an historically diverse coalition, which includes Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, is spearheading a visionary initiative, Initiative 1631.


Chesapeake PSR Praised for Clean Energy Work

The Baltimore Sun newspaper in a recent editorial applauded Chesapeake PSR for calling out the “hypocrisy” of Maryland’s renewable energy practices and welcomed the chapter’s new report, Unbundled: How Renewable Energy Credits Undermine Maryland’s Transition to Clean, Renewable Energy. The report critiques Maryland’s policy of allowing utilities to buy huge shares of out-of-state renewable tax …

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PSR Letter on Climate in the Washington Post

The Washington Post recently published a letter by PSR’s Director for Environment and Health, Barbara Gottlieb. Gottlieb’s letter critiques reporters’ blatant avoidance of the term “climate change” in the Post’s June 25th article, “Immense rains are causing more flash flooding, and experts say it’s getting worse.” In that article, journalists referred to such climate-driven phenomena …

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A failed Trump-Kim summit would be a catastrophe

Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are due to meet Tuesday in Singapore. President Trump impulsively agreed to the summit, has already canceled once, and has entered into these negotiations without any advance planning or apparent strategy for achieving success.