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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.


Endorse the OFF Act

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

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter to members of Congress signed by PSR and partner groups, urging support for the Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act. Dear Member of Congress, At a time when study after study reveals the increasing urgency of acting rapidly to move away from fossil fuels and onto 100% renewable energy, we write to …

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Climate Communicators Guide

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: powerpoint | training | video

Our new guide for climate communicators speaking on behalf of PSR, featuring tips for speaking on climate change and health, and sample presentations and other resources. Welcome to the PSR “Climate Communicators Guide”. We want you to be a successful speaker on behalf of PSR and there is plenty here to help you. We encourage …

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Webinar: Eating for Climate and Health

Issue: climate change | environment & health | safe food & water

Type: powerpoint | video

Webinar featuring speaker Michael Martin, MD on how climate change affects food production, and how our food choices contribute to climate change.


PSR Policy on Carbon Pricing

Issue: climate change | environment & health | renewable energy

Type: policy statement

PSR recommends a Price on Carbon applied to Fossil Fuels as a Tool to Help Prevent Global Climate Catastrophe Statement: Physicians for Social Responsibility urges the United States to adopt a carbon price on fossil fuels to control global emissions of carbon dioxide and methane, the chief causes of global climate change. Background: The Intergovernmental …

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End-use Energy Efficiency and the Clean Power Plan

Issue: climate change | environment & health | renewable energy

Type: powerpoint

Energy efficiency is often the cheapest and most readily available way to reduce greenhouse gases. States should emphasize energy efficiency in their CPP implementation plans.


Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet

Issue: climate change | environment & health

Type: book review

Dr. Alan Lockwood, PSR senior scientist on coal and climate change, has written a new book, Heat Advisory: Protecting Health on a Warming Planet, published by MIT Press. Drawing on peer-reviewed scientific and medical research, Dr. Lockwood meticulously details the symptoms of climate change and their medical side effects. He also calls for “preventive medicine,” explaining …

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