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PSR Solar Energy Fact Sheet

Issue: climate change | environment & health | renewable energy

Type: fact sheet

A new PSR fact sheet on solar energy.


Heat, Fire, Water: How Climate Change Has Created a Public Health Emergency

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: report

Heat, Fire, Water and the Public Health Emergency Extreme heat, billowing wildfires, and water–either too much or not enough–are today’s faces of climate change. PSR board member Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN profiles the health effects of these frightening phenomena in a new white paper: Heat, Fire, Water: How Climate Change has Created a Public Health …

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Renewable Energy and Health

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

Type: fact sheet

New fact sheet from PSR on the health benefits of renewable energy.


Climate and Health: Storms and Sea Level

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: fact sheet

A fact sheet from PSR on how climate worsens extreme weather.


Webinar: Fighting Climate Change Locally through Public-Private Partnerships: The 2030 District Network

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: video

As the federal government continues its failure to address the global climate crisis, innovative public-private partnerships such as the 2030 District Network are doing important work to fight climate change with local communities and businesses. Watch the recording below. Speakers: Peter Dobrovolny, retired architect and city planner Peter was instrumental in creating the first 2030 …

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AMA policy on climate change education for healthcare professionals & medical students

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: policy statement

The American Medical Association (AMA) has adopted as official policy a call for teaching about climate change in medical schools and “across the medical education continuum.” This welcome development was spearheaded by PSR board member Todd Sack, MD FACP, with assistance from Erica Frank, MD, former PSR board member now living in Canada. In a …

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Oregon PSR Congressional Testimony on Climate Change

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: testimony

Patricia Kullberg MD, MPH representing Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility submitted testimony to the U.S. House of Representative Ways and Means committee hearing on “The Economic and Health Consequences of Climate Change” on May 15, 2019.


Workers Memorial Week Heat Protection Letter

Issue: climate change | environment & health | federal government

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter signed by PSR and partner groups asking the Department of Labor to issue a heat stress standard to protect worker safety, citing climate change and rising temperatures.


Webinar: Messaging on the Climate Emergency

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: video

How do you talk about climate change without turning off your listener? How can you convey the severe threats that climate change poses, without driving people into either denial or despair? Learn from guest speaker Meighen Speiser what the communications researchers advise about what to say and how to say it. Just named ecoAmerica’s executive …

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Webinar: Why We Must Protect Clean Air Act Authority in Climate Legislation

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

Type: video

While well-designed federal policy to address the threat of climate change and protect our health is urgently needed, there are some legislative proposals being offered which could effectually undermine the efforts to reduce US carbon pollution. In particular, provisions that weaken or remove the EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act to set carbon pollution …

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