This PSR webinar features three of our chapter experts discussing state renewable energy solutions for the electricity sector. Specifically, they focused on how best to structure an effective state Renewable Portfolio Standard. The speakers covered issues such as: pushing for the strongest targets possible, keeping “dirty” imposters out of the “clean and safe” definition for …
PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program has launched a series of Advocacy Trainings to help members and other citizens who want to hone their citizen advocacy skills. Check out the PowerPoint “modules” we are using to help citizens make a difference in their communities. Effective Advocacy to an Influencer Using and Understanding Social Media Successfully Pitching …
Our new guide for climate communicators speaking on behalf of PSR, featuring tips for speaking on climate change and health, and sample presentations and other resources. Welcome to the PSR “Climate Communicators Guide”. We want you to be a successful speaker on behalf of PSR and there is plenty here to help you. We encourage …
Why health professionals reject natural gas Are you concerned about fracking? Natural gas pipelines and compressor stations? The push to replace coal-fired power plants with gas-burning ones? You’re right to be concerned! Watch PSR’s latest webinar for more information on just how bad natural gas is for health and for the climate.
The dangers of methane as it pertains to fracking. Download
Fracked natural gas contaminates air and water where it is extracted, then pipelines transport gas-related pollutants for hundreds of miles. Distant communities may be exposed to toxic air pollutants, dangerous particulates, and radioactive materials. All of us are endangered as methane leaks into the atmosphere.
Learn what energy efficiency looks like and what it can accomplish – including its health impacts in the home. Slides pt 1 – Intro by Barb Gottlieb, PSR, & Sarah Hayes, ACEEE Slides pt 2 – Presentation by Brendan Brown and Wes Stewart, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative
Energy efficiency is often the cheapest and most readily available way to reduce greenhouse gases. States should emphasize energy efficiency in their CPP implementation plans.
The latest research and fracking’s impacts on community health, featuring speaker Larysa Dyrszka, MD.
This webinar, cosponsored by PSR-New York and PSR-National, explores the health consequences of fracking pipelines and compressor stations that carry fracked gas from the wellsite to refineries. Dr. Larysa Dyrszka discusses the chemicals they leak and why it’s a problem that health professionals need to be concerned about.