In this Herald-Tribune article, PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg explains the dangers of mercury pollution from power plants.
INACTIVE – Tell the EPA that you strongly oppose their proposal to weaken existing standards on carbon pollution from new, modified and reconstructed power plants.
Sad but true: The EPA has proposed to allow coal-fired plants to emit more, not less, CO2, a powerful greenhouse gas.
Podcast interview with PSR’s Dr. Alan Lockwood.
Op-ed by PSR Climate Ambassador Harv Teitelbaum in The Pueblo Chieftan on the EPA’s proposal to weaken the Mercury and Air Toxic Standards, which reduces dangerous pollution from power plants.
Climate scientists are now telling us that we have less than 12 years in which to cut our climate-warming emissions in half or face irreversible consequences. That stark deadline is why we need a national awakening and a new commitment to action. Concretely, we need to adopt a set of policies that will move us …
Op-ed by Molly Hammersmith, PSR climate ambassador and Student PSR member, in The Toledo Blade.
In response to the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization that mobilizes medical and health professionals and advocates on issues that impact human health and survival, issued the following statement.
On December 28, the EPA announced a proposal that would weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which helps protect the health and safety of American families. Read PSR’s statement.
The world must cap the rise in global temperatures more tightly and much faster than previously recognized—and doing that will require “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” by countries around the world.