electrification

PSR & Coalition Members Petition EPA to Regulate Pollution from Furnaces

August 25, 2022

PSR, along with 26 other organizations including Sierra Club and U.S. PIRG, petitioned the EPA to regulate air pollution from residential and commercial furnaces under the Clean Air Act.

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Warn Your Patients About Gas Stoves

August 24, 2022

Gas stoves are a health risk. PSR’s My Green Doctor explains the data and offers advice in a short article that you can share with your patients.

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Massachusetts Passes ‘Landmark’ Climate Legislation

August 23, 2022

With support from environmental groups including Greater Boston PSR, the Massachusetts state legislature passed, and the governor signed, a powerful new climate bill that has been called a “landmark.”

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PSR’s Analysis of the Inflation Reduction Act

August 16, 2022
Wind farm with sunflowers

In passing the Inflation Reduction Act, Congress and President Biden have made the largest investment this nation has ever seen to address the climate crisis.

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PSR Statement on the Inflation Reduction Act Passing the Senate

August 8, 2022

This bill, the most important federal climate policy we have ever seen, will accelerate renewable energy deployment, clean air protections, energy efficiency and building electrification, and reduce methane emissions. 

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Help Pass The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 by Flooding the Phones of Congress

August 4, 2022

INACTIVE – The newly proposed “Inflation Reduction Act of 2022” has Congress on the verge of enacting significant climate action – at last!

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PSR Statement on Inflation Reduction Act

August 4, 2022

Physicians for Social Responsibility is excited to support congressional climate action through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

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Under-the-Radar Health Hazards: Gas Stoves

July 20, 2022

Commentary for Public Health Watch by Lisa Doggett, MD, PSR Texas President, quoting PSR’s Zach Williams, MPH and PSR Texas Executive Director Becky Bernhardt.

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WA Gov Inslee Thanks PSR for Gas Stoves Health Advocacy

June 22, 2022
@GovInslee tweet: Thanks to @PSRenvironment for raising awareness of the health risks of gas heating and stoves. The transition to clean energy is as much a health issue as it is an environmental one.

Gov. Inslee (D-WA), commenting on the American Medical Association’s passage of resolutions flagging the health threats associated with gas stoves and the dangers of blending hydrogen with methane, thanked PSR.

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Hydrogen use in homes would fuel climate change, increase health and safety risks from gas system

June 22, 2022

New report from Physicians for Social Responsibility finds health, safety and climate risks from piping hydrogen into homes for heating and cooking.

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