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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.


Saving Energy, Saving Lives

Issue: environment & health | renewable energy

Type: report

The Health Impacts of Avoiding Power Plant Pollution with Energy Efficiency We often hear that energy efficiency saves money and creates jobs, but what do we know about its public health benefits? PSR and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released a report, “Saving Energy Saving Lives,” that examines the public health benefits …

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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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Letter to Congress Calling for 100% Renewable Energy

Issue: environment & health | federal government | renewable energy

Type: letter to policymaker

A letter signed by PSR and partner groups asking Congress to set a goal of meeting America’s energy needs with 100 percent renewable energy.


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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Webinar: Energy Efficiency for Healthier Homes

Issue: environment & health | renewable energy

Type: powerpoint | video

Learn what energy efficiency looks like and what it can accomplish – including its health impacts in the home. Slides pt 1 – Intro by Barb Gottlieb, PSR, & Sarah Hayes, ACEEE Slides pt 2 – Presentation by Brendan Brown and Wes Stewart, Green & Healthy Homes Initiative


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.


Webinar: The Fight for Solar

Issue: environment & health | renewable energy

Type: powerpoint | video

Solar energy is one of our best hopes for a clean energy future – yet some utility companies are trying to stifle the spread of rooftop solar. Learn more about the fight for rooftop (“distributed”) solar in this webinar. Guest speakers from VoteSolar, a non-profit organization working to make solar a mainstream energy resource across …

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