Issue: air pollution | children's health | environment & health | fracking & methane
More than a third of U.S. households cook our meals primarily with gas. Yet most of us don’t know that when we do, we may be harming our own health. A new report, “Health Effects from Gas Stove Pollution,” presents the scientific evidence documenting dangerous levels of indoor air pollution from using a gas stove; …
Issue: air pollution | environment & health | fracking & methane
A new report, coauthored by PSR, documents dangerous levels of indoor air pollution from gas stoves. The report presents scientific evidence that gas stoves release several hazardous pollutants, notably nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide.
Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane
Type: fact sheet | infographic
Learn how replacing your gas-burning appliances with electrically-powered alternatives, like induction stoves and electric heat pumps, is good for your health and the climate. Infographic by PSR/Philadelphia.
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 …
Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane | toxic chemicals
A chilling investigative article in the January 21 Rolling Stone magazine has found that wastewater from many oil and gas wells is dangerously radioactive. The local environment, nearby residents, and especially the oil and gas industry’s own employees may all be exposed to toxic levels of radiation—but most people are totally unaware. Watch below for …
Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | fracking & methane | safe food & water
Read PSR’s report on liquified natural gas (LNG) and its implications for our environment, our health, and our climate.
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.
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.
Issue: climate change | environment & health | renewable energy
Type: fact sheet
A new PSR fact sheet on solar energy.
Issue: climate change | environment & health
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 …