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Webinar: Indoor Air Pollution from Your Gas Stove

More than a third of U.S. households cook our meals primarily with gas. Yet most of us don’t know that when we do, we may be harming our own health. A new report, “Health Effects from Gas Stove Pollution,” presents the scientific evidence documenting dangerous levels of indoor air pollution from using a gas stove; …

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Webinar: Radioactive Fracking Wastewater: Chilling Threat to Health

A chilling investigative article in the January 21 Rolling Stone magazine has found that wastewater from many oil and gas wells is dangerously radioactive. The local environment, nearby residents, and especially the oil and gas industry’s own employees may all be exposed to toxic levels of radiation—but most people are totally unaware. Watch below for …

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Webinar: Fighting Climate Change Locally through Public-Private Partnerships: The 2030 District Network

As the federal government continues its failure to address the global climate crisis, innovative public-private partnerships such as the 2030 District Network are doing important work to fight climate change with local communities and businesses. Watch the recording below. Speakers: Peter Dobrovolny, retired architect and city planner Peter was instrumental in creating the first 2030 …

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Webinar: Messaging on the Climate Emergency

How do you talk about climate change without turning off your listener? How can you convey the severe threats that climate change poses, without driving people into either denial or despair? Learn from guest speaker Meighen Speiser what the communications researchers advise about what to say and how to say it. Just named ecoAmerica’s executive …

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Webinar: Why We Must Protect Clean Air Act Authority in Climate Legislation

While well-designed federal policy to address the threat of climate change and protect our health is urgently needed, there are some legislative proposals being offered which could effectually undermine the efforts to reduce US carbon pollution. In particular, provisions that weaken or remove the EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act to set carbon pollution …

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Webinar: Creating Robust and Effective State Renewable Portfolio Standards

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 …

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Webinar: Latest on Climate Science and Impacts

PSR webinar featuring speaker Hunter Cutting, Director of Strategic Communications at Climate Nexus and an expert reviewer for the IPCC 1.5 report. He discusses the latest climate science and the range of impacts projected with a focus on health, and covers what needs to be done from an emissions reductions and economic transition perspective to …

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Webinar: Health Risks of Nuclear Power

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 …

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Video: Natural Gas Health Impacts Symposium

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.