As PSR chapters promote the transition to clean renewable energy, some are finding that nuclear power is being proposed as renewable. This webinar explores exactly why nuclear is not clean, not safe and not renewable. Citations Citations for Damon Motz-Storey’s slides EIA – Nuclear Energy Explained Nuclear Regulatory Commission – United States Operating Power Reactors …
Fracked-gas pipelines carry toxic substances to communities located far from fracking wells. And they leak.
PSR is proud to have participated in “Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health,” a high-powered conference in Boston that brought together university researchers, public health departments and concerned citizens. Watch Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb’s overview presentation here, timestamp 11:10 – 46:05.
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 …
Former executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Catherine Thomasson, MD, presents findings from PSR’s report “Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas”. It is based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies which clearly convey the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel.
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.
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
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.