climate change

Sign Our Open Letter to AstraZeneca

June 7, 2024

We, as health and sustainability professionals and organizations concerned about the impact of the accelerating climate crisis on public health, are writing to AstraZeneca with a plea to make their Symbicort Turbuhaler dry powder inhaler (DPI) available in the United States as soon as possible.

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How do trees and green spaces enhance our health?

April 19, 2024

Op-ed by Dr. Wynne Armand, GBPSR Board Member, in Harvard Health Publishing.

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Climate & Health Day at the Massachusetts State House

June 9, 2023

Lobby day for health professionals and health professions students to meet with policymakers to advocate for bills that aim to address environmental justice and improve public health.

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Pollution inequality must stop; enforce roadmap law

January 23, 2023

Op-ed in CommonWealth Magazine by Brita Lundberg, MD, Chair of Greater Boston PSR, and Adrienne Allen, MD.

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Gas stoves are contributing to childhood asthma in Massachusetts, study finds

January 5, 2023

Article in the Boston Globe quoting GBPSR Chair of the Board Dr. Brita Lundberg.

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Escalating Costs of Billion-Dollar Disasters in the US: Climate Change Necessitates Disaster Risk Reduction

January 4, 2023

Paper co-authored by Greater Boston PSR member Vijai Bhola in the Journal of Climate Change and Health.

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Annual Global Health and Peace Concert

August 23, 2022

Greater Boston PSR (GBPSR) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) are pleased to host a very special fifth annual peace and health concert to address the twin existential threats of nuclear war and climate change.

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Unburned natural gas contains 21 toxic air pollutants, study finds

June 28, 2022

GBPSR board member Dr. Regina LaRocque is interviewed about how natural gas is not just a climate threat, but also has human health impacts.

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GBPSR Helps Pass Emissions Legislation

June 1, 2022
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GBPSR Addresses the Climate and Health Threats of Piped Hydrogen

June 1, 2022

Gas companies are talking about replacing some of the fossil gas delivered to our homes with hydrogen. When hydrogen burns, it makes water, which sounds good for the climate, but…

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