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Climate Change — A Health Emergency

In this New England Journal of Medicine article, Drs. Caren G. Solomon and Regina C. LaRoque, Greater Boston PSR members, write about the challenge the world faces from climate change and the need for physicians to respond.

Press Release: Greater Boston PSR Challenges State’s Health Impact Assessment

In response to the Health Impact Assessment (HIA) released in early January 2019 by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health of the proposed natural gas compressor station in the Town of Weymouth, Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility issued this statement: HIA Weymouth Press Release Jan 12 2019 Weymouth Mayor …

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Fore River residents raise questions about compressor station study

The Patriot Ledger Glenn Keith, a deputy director with the state Department of Environmental Protection, said Thursday night that the current levels of volatile organic compounds in the air in the Fore River Basin are similar to other testing sites in Boston, Lynn and Chicopee. Read more

GBPSR to be featured at August 8 Concert on Charles River Esplanade

Join the Longwood Symphony at Boston’s iconic Hatch Shell at the Charles River Esplanade as they recognize the work of Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. The free concert will be held on Wednesday, August 8 from 7:00pm — 9:00pm. Bring your blankets and help us …

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Video: Pipeline Protest and Climate Change

NECN – The Take with Sue O’Connell March 29, 2018 A local pipeline protest scores a court victory with implications for protecting the earth from climate change. Featuring GBPSR speaker Susan Donaldson, MD. “A local pipeline protest scores a court victory with implications for protecting the earth from climate change. Boston University climate scientist Nathan …

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Conference on Natural Gas Infrastructure and Health

Natural Gas Infrastructure and Public Health: From Local to Global January 30, 2018 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Boston University Photonics Center, 8 St. Mary’s Street, Boston, Massachusetts One-day conference on the health impacts of gas infrastructure in your local communities. The conference will address such topics as: The landscape of natural gas infrastructure (NGI) in Massachusetts …

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Boston Should Lead the Way Toward the Abolition of Nuclear Weapons

Harvard Law Record November 20, 2017 Op-ed by Drs. Lachlan Forrow and Philip Lederer of Greater Boston PSR pointing to Boston’s history of leadership on nuclear weapons issues. “Ensuring that the people and the city of Boston survive the nuclear weapons era will involve enormous challenges. But Boston is the city where the world comes …

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