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Fracking – Too Dirty, Too Dangerous

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: Eating for Climate and Health

Webinar featuring speaker Michael Martin, MD on how climate change affects food production, and how our food choices contribute to climate change.


Webinar: Too Dirty, Too Dangerous

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.


Webinar: The Fight for Solar

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 …

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Webinar: Outdoor Air Toxics

The latest research and fracking’s impacts on community health, featuring speaker Larysa Dyrszka, MD.


Webinar: Health Impacts of Gas Infrastructure Pipelines & Compressors

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.


Can We Prevent Nuclear War?

PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand spoke at TEDx Vail (Jan. 8, 2016) on the threat to human survival posed by nuclear weapons, and what we can do to eliminate this threat. Many experts believe that the danger of nuclear war is greater now than during the Cold War. Dr. Helfand asks you to take meaningful action …

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Climate Health Summit Handouts & Presentations

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 …

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Nukebusters Short Film Awards

The winners of the Nukebusters Short Film Contest were announced at PSR’s Gala for Peace & Health on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015.