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Air Pollution And Covid 19

Air Pollution and Covid-19: A Dangerous Combination

Does living near active oil and gas wells increase rates of COVID-19 infection and death? PSR explores this chilling possibility in a new white paper.

Fracking Science Compendium 7

Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking (Unconventional Gas and Oil Extraction)

Seventh edition of PSR’s Fracking Compendium, a collection of nearly 2,000 abstracts of medical, scientific and investigative reports about the consequences of oil and gas drilling, fracking, and associated infrastructure.

Running Out Of Time

Running Out of Time

As the world begins an urgent transition to a low-carbon energy future, health and life insurance companies must divest from fossil fuels to protect their clients and their bottom lines.

Legality of Nuclear Weapons

PSR intern Nicolas-Francois Perron-Giroux researched and wrote these reports on Nuclear Weapons-Free zones, the production/possession, testing, disposal, use of nuclear weapons, and also defense alliances like NATO.

Health Effects From Gas Stove Pollution

Health Effects from Gas Stove Pollution

This report, coauthored by PSR, documents dangerous levels of indoor air pollution from gas stoves, notably nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide.

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Climate and Health Risks of Liquified Natural Gas

Read PSR’s report on liquified natural gas (LNG) and its implications for our environment, our health, and our climate.

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Heat, Fire, Water: How Climate Change Has Created a 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.

Compressor Public Safety Report

Flammable, High-Pressure Industry in a Populated Coastal Flood Zone?

This new report from Greater Boston PSR examines the public safety and emergency response aspects of a proposed compressor station in a populated coastal flood zone.

Saving Energy Saving Lives

Saving Energy, Saving Lives

This report from PSR and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) examines the public health benefits and medical cost savings of cutting annual electric consumption by 15 percent.

Too Dirty Too Dangerous

Too Dirty, Too Dangerous

Based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies, this PSR report clearly conveys the health threats that accompany use of methane as a fuel.