Coal, Climate and Health: a chat w Alan Lockwood

February 8, 2019

Podcast interview with PSR’s Dr. Alan Lockwood.

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Pollution regulations protect us all

February 1, 2019

Op-ed by PSR Climate Ambassador Harv Teitelbaum in The Pueblo Chieftan on the EPA’s proposal to weaken the Mercury and Air Toxic Standards, which reduces dangerous pollution from power plants.

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The Green New Deal: Just What the Doctor Ordered

January 22, 2019

Climate scientists are now telling us that we have less than 12 years in which to cut our climate-warming emissions in half or face irreversible consequences. That stark deadline is…

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Rollback of standards threatens Lake Erie fish

January 19, 2019

Op-ed by Molly Hammersmith, PSR climate ambassador and Student PSR member, in The Toledo Blade.

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“Americans need real protection of their air, water and health, not abandonment of the EPA’s mission”: PSR Opposes Nomination of Andrew Wheeler as EPA Administrator

January 11, 2019

In response to the nomination of Andrew Wheeler to serve as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Physicians for Social Responsibility, an organization that mobilizes medical and health professionals and advocates on issues that impact human health and survival, issued the following statement.

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Physicians for Social Responsibility Urge the EPA to Strengthen, not Weaken, Lifesaving Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

December 28, 2018

On December 28, the EPA announced a proposal that would weaken the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS), which helps protect the health and safety of American families. Read PSR’s statement.

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Facing Up to the Climate Crisis

October 12, 2018

The world must cap the rise in global temperatures more tightly and much faster than previously recognized—and doing that will require “rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society” by countries around the world.

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PSR Rejects the Trump Administration’s Proposal to Gut the Clean Power Plan

August 21, 2018

Today President Trump and Acting Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced their proposal to dismantle the Clean Power Plan.

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AMA Passes Resolution on Divesting from Fossil Fuels

June 13, 2018

Good news: The American Medical Association has passed a resolution calling on itself to divest from companies that get the majority of their income from fossil fuels. The resolution was…

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Americans Need a Strong U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

June 11, 2018

Since the EPA was established in 1970 “to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection,” the Agency has been a powerful leader in the clean-up of polluted water, air and land. From reducing auto emissions, to banning several dangerous pesticides, to increasing recycling, EPA led the way.

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