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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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Webinar: Creating Robust and Effective State Renewable Portfolio Standards

Issue: climate change | environment & health | renewable energy

Type: powerpoint | video

This PSR webinar features three of our chapter experts discussing state renewable energy solutions for the electricity sector. Specifically, they focused on how best to structure an effective state Renewable Portfolio Standard. The speakers covered issues such as: pushing for the strongest targets possible, keeping “dirty” imposters out of the “clean and safe” definition for …

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Comments on EPA’s Proposed Methane Leakage Rule Change

Issue: climate change | environment & health | federal government | fracking & methane

Type: letter to policymaker | testimony

The U.S. EPA is proposing to roll back the rules that restrict methane and toxic gas leakage from oil and gas wells across the country. This roll-back would endanger health locally, and damage the climate globally. PSR responded with strong comments about these health impacts—and 19 other health professional and public health groups joined to …

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Webinar: Latest on Climate Science and Impacts

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: video

PSR webinar featuring speaker Hunter Cutting, Director of Strategic Communications at Climate Nexus and an expert reviewer for the IPCC 1.5 report. He discusses the latest climate science and the range of impacts projected with a focus on health, and covers what needs to be done from an emissions reductions and economic transition perspective to …

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Statement of Edward Ketyer, MD To the Office of Management & Budget Methane Waste Prevention Rule

Issue: children's health | climate change | fracking & methane

Type: testimony

Statement of Edward Ketyer, MD To the Office of Management & Budget Methane Waste Prevention Rule Phone Meeting — 7/20/18 The Department of the Interior and Bureau of Land Management’s proposal to roll back the Methane and Waste Prevention Rule rule benefits none of the residents who live and work in the Marcellus Shale gas …

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Letter to U.S. EPA to Allow Testimony from Those Unable to Attend Public Hearing

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

Type: letter to policymaker

PSR and partner groups signed this letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt urging the EPA to allow more public participation on its proposed “transparency” rule, requesting that the EPA hold multiple hearings around the country as well as allow remote attendance.


Comments to EPA on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter from PSR and partner groups to the Environmental Protection Agency with comments on the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for State Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Existing Electric Utility Generating Units, urging the EPA to return to the implementation of the Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.


PSR Comments on the Repeal of the Clean Power Plan

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

Type: testimony

PSR’s official comments to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt opposing the proposed repeal of the Clean Power Plan.


PSR Calls for 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2035

Issue: climate change | environment & health | renewable energy

Type: policy statement

PSR position statement calling for the transition to 100 percent renewable energy sources by 2035.