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How to Survive Extreme Heat

Multilingual information for patients, families & professionals Extreme heat is one the deadliest weather events. Even places with historically mild climates are experiencing heat-waves. All research projections indicate that extreme heat events will persist and worsen. It is essential that we are all prepared to deal with the consequences of extreme heat. This toolkit from …

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Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking and Associated Gas and Oil Infrastructure

Eighth Edition PSR is proud to co-release the eighth edition of the fracking “Compendium,” a collection of some 2,000 abstracts of and links to medical, scientific and investigative reports about the consequences of oil and gas drilling, fracking, and infrastructure. This unique resource presents evidence that fracking-related activities harm public health, the environment, and the climate; links provide easy access to the source material. The 2022 edition …

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Climate Psychiatry 101

Climate change can affect mental health and increase stress, violence, and suicide. PSR has partnered with the Climate Psychiatry Alliance to share information about the mental health impacts of climate change.

Nuclear Weapons Community Cost Calculator

Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, PSR-Los Angeles Board Member and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. See what the costs are in your community.

No First Use Fact Sheet

Fact sheet from PSR on the No First Use Act, introduced by Rep. Adam Smith and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, which would restrict the United States from using nuclear weapons except in response to a nuclear attack.

5 Things You Should Know about Climate Change

  It’s real, it’s happening now, and it’s human-caused. OK, you already knew that.   Climate change endangers health in so many ways. Rising temperatures can cause heat stroke, increase conditions for formation of ground-level ozone (smog), and create dangerous urban “heat islands.” Heat and drought can reduce crop yields and create conditions for devastating …

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Heat Pump Infographic

Learn how replacing your gas-burning appliances with electrically-powered alternatives, like induction stoves and electric heat pumps, is good for your health and the climate. Infographic by PSR/Philadelphia.

Back from the Brink: A Call to Prevent Nuclear War

Many local and national organizations have endorsed the “Back from the Brink” resolution. Are you associated with a group that might support this? Introduce this resolution at your church, synagogue, civic group, medical association, university, or municipality.