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Health Groups Call for Climate and Health Investments in COVID Recovery

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | federal government

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter to President Biden signed by PSR and partner groups, urging him to support COVID recovery legislation that invests in a healthier future for the nation by cleaning up air pollution, addressing climate change and ensuring environmental justice.


5 Things You Should Know about Climate Change

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: fact sheet

  It’s real, it’s happening now, and it’s human-caused. OK, you already knew that.   Climate change endangers health in so many ways. Rising temperatures can cause heat stroke, increase conditions for formation of ground-level ozone (smog), and create dangerous urban “heat islands.” Heat and drought can reduce crop yields and create conditions for devastating …

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Letter to Congress on Clean Energy Investment

Issue: climate change | environment & health | federal government | renewable energy

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter signed by PSR and partner groups, asking Congress to support a broad spectrum of clean-energy investments.


Letter to Congress on Electric Vehicles

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter to members of Congress signed by PSR and partner groups, in support of transitioning the nation to electric vehicles.


Running Out of Time

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: report

Why U.S. Health and Life Insurance Companies Should Divest from Fossil Fuels Climate change has emerged in recent decades as a grave threat to human health and the economy.Ÿ Nevertheless, many health and life insurance companies remain heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, investments which contradict their mission to protect human health and support …

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Webinar: Advancing Green Justice in Washington State

Issue: climate change | environment & health | environmental justice

Type: video

Learn how Washington PSR has placed environmental justice at the heart of its actions to fight climate change and promote clean, healthy renewable energy. Hear too from one of their environmental justice partners: Front & Centered, a statewide coalition rooted in communities of color and people with lower incomes. As thought leaders and organizers on …

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Clean Energy Tax Incentive Letter

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | renewable energy

Type: letter to policymaker

PSR and eight health organizations urge the U.S. Congress to enact a package of strong clean energy tax incentives in 2020, as one of our best opportunities to meaningfully address climate change in the 116th Congress. Investments in clean energy are critical to combating the harmful health effects of air pollution and climate change. Clean …

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Climate and Health Risks of Liquified Natural Gas

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | fracking & methane | safe food & water

Type: report

Read PSR’s report on liquified natural gas (LNG) and its implications for our environment, our health, and our climate.


27 Organizations Submit Joint Comments Regarding New Source Performance Standards

Issue: climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | federal government | fracking & methane | safe food & water

Type: letter to policymaker | testimony

PSR, the American Lung Association, 10 PSR chapters and 15 other health organizations submitted comments to the U.S. EPA opposing its proposal to roll back limits on emissions of methane from oil and gas wells.


Letter on Clean Energy Tax Incentives

Issue: climate change | environment & health | federal government | renewable energy

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter signed by PSR and partner groups to the leaders of the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance, urging support for important tax incentives to drive innovation and wider deployment of clean energy technologies, including energy storage, electric vehicles, renewable energy and energy efficiency.