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.
INACTIVE – Tell the EPA to implement and enforce the Clean Power Plan, not replace it with a dangerously ineffective alternative.
Today President Trump and Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced their proposal to dismantle the Clean Power Plan.
Good news: The American Medical Association has passed a resolution calling on itself to divest from companies that get the majority of their income from fossil fuels. The resolution was written by PSR’s own Todd Sack (PSR National board member and PSR/Florida), and was passed with the help and support of others including Peter Orris …
Since the EPA was established in 1970 “to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection,” the Agency has been a powerful leader in the clean-up of polluted water, air and land. From reducing auto emissions, to banning several dangerous pesticides, to increasing recycling, EPA led the way.
PSR and forty other national civil rights, labor, conservation and environmental organizations have taken out a series of full page ads calling for the resignation or firing of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.
Doctors, nurses and other public health professionals came out in force in San Francisco against the Trump administration’s dangerous plan to repeal the Clean Power Plan, the most comprehensive piece of climate change policy on the federal level. In 2015, President Obama signed the CPP to create viable pathways for states to slash carbon emissions …
INACTIVE – Tell your representative stand up for climate action and against anti-science, anti-health measures like HR 3117.
Today, health, environmental and community groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to stop the agency’s delay in implementation of the 2015 smog standard.