PHYSICIAN'S ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

 
 
 
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The following are recent testimonies by CPA psychiatrists:


ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: TESTIMONY ON CLEAN POWER PLAN
February 28, 2018
— Alex Trope, MD, MSC

Listening session for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposal to repeal the Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Utility Generating Units (aka “Clean Power Plan”). 
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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: TESTIMONY ON CLEAN POWER PLAN
February 28, 2018
— Robin Cooper, MD

Thank you for this opportunity to speak on this important topic today.   I am speaking on behalf of Climate Psychiatry Alliance, a national organization with the mission of educating the public and the psychiatric profession about the impacts of climate change on mental health. I am a practicing psychiatrist for over 35 years and am on the clinical faculty at UCSF.  I have been active in climate change health impacts for many years and am in the leadership of the Health Action team of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, which is a national organization with over 455 chapters and 95,000 citizen members. More...


TESTIMONY FOR EPA LISTENING SESSION ON REPEAL OF THE CLEAN POWER PLAN
— James Fleming, MD
February 21, 2018
Kansas City, MO

Good afternoon and thank you for allowing me to present my concerns about the proposed repeal of the clean power plan. My name is James Fleming and I am a physician specializing in psychiatry My office is based in Lee’s Summit Missouri and I have been in practice for 28 years. More...


Testimony on Behalf of Psychiatry Climate Alliance
Hearing Conducted by New York City Public Advocate Letitia James on Climate Change
December 2017
— Jack M. Gorman, MD

My name is Jack Gorman. I am a psychiatrist, a resident of the Bronx, and a member of the Psychiatry Climate Alliance. We are an organization of psychiatrists whose mission is to inform the profession and the public about the urgent risks of climate change and the profound impacts on mental health and well-being caused by climate disruption. On behalf of Psychiatry Climate Alliance, I would like to thank Ms. James for inviting us to testify today and for her deep commitment to reversing the effects of climate change. More...