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 …
Webinar featuring speaker Michael Martin, MD on how climate change affects food production, and how our food choices contribute to climate change.
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.
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.
Solar energy is one of our best hopes for a clean energy future – yet some utility companies are trying to stifle the spread of rooftop solar. Learn more about the fight for rooftop (“distributed”) solar in this webinar. Guest speakers from VoteSolar, a non-profit organization working to make solar a mainstream energy resource across …
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.
PSR’s Climate Health Summit was held September 20-21, 2015 in Washington, DC. 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 critical issue were presented; and information on policy choices were …