Article in The New England Journal of Medicine by Greater Boston PSR’s Philip J. Landrigan, MD, Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, and Brita E. Lundberg, MD.
In the face of the Trump administration’s efforts to promote the use and export of fracked or so-called “natural” gas, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) has released a white paper detailing the ways that gas processed for export endangers human health and lives.
PSR, the American Lung Association, 10 PSR chapters and 15 other health organizations submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opposing the agency’s proposal to roll back limits on leaks and emissions of methane from oil and gas wells.
On November 25, Physicians for Social Responsibility, American Lung Association and 25 other health organizations submitted official joint comments in opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed amendments to the 2012 and 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry.
Scientists around the world are ringing alarm bells: Time is running out on addressing climate change. We must act on solutions immediately to protect our health and survival.
PSR Florida’s Dr. Ankush Bansal reports on the important health topics covered at the United Nations Climate Action Summit held in New York this September.
PSR’s Visionary Leaders Awards ceremony and reception, now in its fourth year, recognizes individuals and organizations for their exemplary efforts in advancing nuclear weapons abolition and/or addressing environmental risks to human health, including the catastrophic consequences caused by climate change, through collaborations that strengthen the PSR mission. PSR works to address the gravest threats to …
Heat is the leading weather-related killer in the U.S., and the the climate crisis is making the problem worse. U.S. workers currently have no basic protections against deadly heat, and it’s only getting more dangerous for them. Whether it’s a worker laboring under the scorching sun or in a sweltering warehouse without proper ventilation, no …
Article from Mother Jones quoting Barbara Gottlieb, PSR Environment and Health Program Director.
*** FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** Press contact: Olivia Alperstein, Media Relations Manager, Physicians for Social Responsibility (202) 587-5232, email@example.com November 12, 2019 Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is crafting a rule that would effectively bar the use of some of the nation’s most robust scientific research in writing EPA policy. A new draft of the …