In a healthy and welcome trend, physicians are persuading medical schools to teach the nation’s future doctors about the connection between climate and health, so our future health professionals are prepared to address the realities of the climate crisis’s impact on their patients and communities. This past June, thanks to the fantastic work of PSR …
INACTIVE – The proposal to allow LNG-by-rail is dangerous and ill-conceived. Please tell the regulating agency (PHMSA, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration check) that you strongly oppose the proposed permit.
Mark Vossler, MD, Washington PSR, writes in Washington State Medical Association Reports on climate change and heart health.
This article in Washington State Medical Association Reports on the public health impacts of climate change features quotes by Dr. Annemarie Dooley, Dr. Chris Covert-Bowlds, and Dr. Russell Maier, Washington PSR.
The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted at its June 2019 meeting a sweeping new policy that pledges the organization to promote education for medical students and physicians on the topic of the health threats from climate change.
Op-ed in OtherWords from PSR Environment & Health Director Barbara Gottlieb on how fracking harms health.
This past weekend’s heat wave across the country had lethal consequences. According to estimates, six people have died from heat-related illnesses. Millions more endured the heat and may suffer subsequent health repercussions.
Op-ed in the Sun Sentinel by Ankush K. Bansal, MD, PSR Florida, and Michelle Allen, Food and Water Action.
Climate change does not strike everyone equally. Poor people, black and brown people, and people living on the frontlines suffer “first and worst.” How does PSR partner with these communities to fight the climate crisis? Learn more in this PSR and Peoples Climate Movement “virtual town hall” webinar. Hear about PSR/Oregon’s work in a powerful …
In this WUFT article, PSR board member Todd Sack, MD urges action on climate change in response to the threat of sea level rise.