Climate and Health


Tell Trump: We Must STAY IN the Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump says he will decide in the next few days whether the U.S. will stay in the Paris Climate Agreement. For the sake of human health, global security, and the well being of future generations, the U.S. should stay in the Paris Agreement. TAKE ACTION. Please call the White House: 202-456-1111.

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Tell Congress: To Protect Health, Protect the Environment

Tell Congress: To Protect Health, Protect the Environment
Since President Trump has taken office, we are seeing a general rollback of environmental protections at the national level. National Geographic is keeping a running list here. We know that having clean air and clean water reduces costs and saves lives—and we know that climate change is bad for ...

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Report: Health Hazards of Natural Gas

Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas
On March 1, 2017, Physicians for Social Responsibility released a new report on the health hazards of methane. The report, Too Dirty, Too Dangerous: Why Health Professionals Reject Natural Gas, is based on summaries of recent medical and scientific studies and clearly conveys the health threats ...

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Clean Power Plan (CPP) Press Conference

Clean Power Plan (CPP) Press Conference
Trish O’Day, RN, TXPSR Board Member represented TXPSR at the Austin City Hall Clean Power Plan press conference. Karen Hadden, also a TXPSR Board Member, was also in attendance. Other speakers included Mayor Adler, Representative Donna Howard and six City Council members. The press conference was ...

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