SF Bay PSR Board Member Dr. Tom Newman is donating the royalties from his book to PSR

SF Bay PSR Board Member Dr. Tom Newman dedicated his book, Evidence-Based Diagnosis: An Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology, (co-authored by Michael A. Kohn), to his parents, Ed and Carol Newman, in whose honor he is donating his royalties to Physicians for Social Responsibility, in support of its efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons.

SF Bay PSR Board Member Dr. Tom Newman is donating the royalties from his book to PSR2021-09-08T12:52:35-07:00

Linking Our Movements Against Global Warming and Militarism

SEPTEMBER 8, 2021 PSR Member News, Action Updates, Anti-Nuclear and California Policy Watch, and More At a time when we are daily reminded through spreading drought and wildfires, and extreme weather events, that our climate crisis is here and now, we simply cannot afford to continue to squander our resources for another era of ...

Linking Our Movements Against Global Warming and Militarism2021-09-08T13:42:15-07:00

PSR Committee Member Dr. Lisa Patel co-authored a module for the American Board of Pediatrics on climate change and health.

PSR Committee Member Dr. Lisa Patel and co-author, Dr. Karina Maher, published a maintenance of certification module for the American Board of Pediatrics on climate change and health. Bravo! To access: 1. Log in to your ABP Portfolio. 2. Under Activity Points, click on the blue My Activities button in the MOC section. 3. Click ...

PSR Committee Member Dr. Lisa Patel co-authored a module for the American Board of Pediatrics on climate change and health.2021-06-15T15:13:45-07:00

Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Gundling, SF Bay PSR committee member, for being awarded The Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award.

Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Gundling, SF Bay PSR EH committee member, for being awarded The Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award. This award will support two years of UCSF Center for Climate, Health, and Equity’s efforts to build a clinical toolbox and patient education library that will advance the climate-related clinical care of patients at ...

Congratulations to Dr. Katherine Gundling, SF Bay PSR committee member, for being awarded The Edward A. Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award.2021-04-29T16:42:59-07:00

A Roadmap for 2021: Learn, Take Action, Change the World

FEBRUARY 23, 2021 NEWS, COMMITTEE UPDATES, POLICY WATCH, EVENTS Well, our new year is off to a tumultuous start! An insurrection against our most fundamental liberties followed by the inauguration of our duly-elected President. The momentous entry-into-force of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, and the welcome ...

A Roadmap for 2021: Learn, Take Action, Change the World2021-02-23T17:43:39-08:00

White House FACT SHEET: President Biden Takes Executive Actions to Tackle the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, Create Jobs, and Restore Scientific Integrity Across Federal Government

On January 27, 2021, President Biden will take executive action to tackle the climate crisis at home and abroad while creating good-paying union jobs and equitable clean energy future, building modern and sustainable infrastructure, restoring scientific integrity and evidence-based policymaking across the federal government, and re-establishing the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. ...

White House FACT SHEET: President Biden Takes Executive Actions to Tackle the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad, Create Jobs, and Restore Scientific Integrity Across Federal Government2021-02-10T14:34:30-08:00

SUCCESS! United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has entered into force

The world celebrated on January 22, 2021, when the United Nation's Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons went into force—more than 75 years after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The countries that have joined the Treaty are bound to adhere to the treaty’s prohibitions and implement its obligations. The treaty’s normative impact will ...

SUCCESS! United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons has entered into force2021-01-28T11:40:04-08:00

SIGNED: Letter to encourage Governor Newsom to appoint Utilities Commissioners who embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts

Re: California Public Utilities Commission Appointments Dear Governor Newsom, On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we urge you to appoint Public Utilities Commissioners who fully embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts. The 20th-century centralized model which persists is a barrier to achieving the state’s urgent climate, clean energy, equity, safety, and resilience goals. ...

SIGNED: Letter to encourage Governor Newsom to appoint Utilities Commissioners who embrace 21st-century equitable, decentralized, clean energy system concepts2020-12-17T12:45:46-08:00
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