We did it! The proposed Jordan Cove liquified natural gas (LNG) export terminal, and the Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline that would have served it, are officially defeated in Oregon.
PSR Board Member Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni writes from Glasgow, Scotland where she is attending COP26 as a physician who works at the intersections of climate change, health equity, and advocacy.
U.S. climate groups slammed the Biden administration for refusing to stop oil and gas leasing on public lands despite President Biden’s Glasgow pledge to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Letter to the editor in the San Francisco Chronicle by Michael Martin, MD, PSR Board Member.
Physicians for Social Responsibility issued the following statement applauding the Biden Administration’s proposed new rule for reducing methane pollution from oil and gas operations and calling for further measures.
Congress will act any day (or hour!) on vital climate legislation. Call now to urge them to support historic investments in clean energy and a livable future!
PSR’s recent report on PFAS chemicals used in fracking was the basis for, and is cited in, a Congressional letter to the EPA asking for “information and follow-up action” on chemicals used in fracking, especially PFAS. Read the letter
WJCT (NPR) radio interview with PSR Board Member Dr. Todd Sack on climate change and health, renewable energy, local planning, and climate activism.
Climate change can affect mental health and increase stress, violence, and suicide. PSR has partnered with the Climate Psychiatry Alliance to share information about the mental health impacts of climate change. READ MORE HERE
Associated Press article quoting Martha Dina Argüello, PSR-Los Angeles Executive Director.