Alan Lockwood, PSR Senior Scientist to present at FaCT’s next statewide meeting March 18

Alan H. Lockwood, M.D., F.A.A.N., will speak on “Protecting Health on a Warming Planet.” His topic is the subtitle of his newest book, Heat Advisory (MIT Press 2016). Dr. Lockwood is Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Nuclear Medicine at the University at Buffalo and a Senior Scientist and long-time Board Member at Physicians for Social Responsibility. He is the author of over 200 publications, including The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health. Among his areas of expertise is environmental factors and neurological disease.

The meeting on March 18 will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Youngstown, located at 1105 Elm Street in Youngstown OH 44505-2888. The meeting will begin with a luncheon at Noon, followed by Dr. Lockwood’s presentation at 1 p.m. A short business meeting will follow the presentation. The public is invited to attend this very important program. Please RSVP via email.

What is “FaCT?”

West Shore FaCT is part of a larger group, FaCT Ohio: Faith Communities Together for a Sustainable Future. FaCT’s participants come from more than 40 faith communities from 16 counties in Ohio and 3 in West Virginia. Our community includes Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish congregations, along with members of more than ten other faith traditions. We are working together to protect our natural environment through education, outreach, collaborative efforts, and public actions.

Come and join us in confronting the problems that fossil fuel extraction causes for communities and families in rural, suburban, and urban areas. We explore sustainable living in many ways to protect the natural environment in which we all live.

West Shore FaCT meets on the 2nd and 4th Sundays monthly at 12:15 p.m. at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church in Rocky River.

Arctic Methane Emergency: Economy vs. Ecology

Published on Dec 14, 2014
Third press briefing of the Arctic Methane Emergency Group(AMEG) held on Dec. 6, 2014 at the 20th annual Conference of the Parties (COP 20) for the United Nation’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Lima, Peru.

The Economics of Climate Change: Mark Z. Jacobson


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Stopping Fracking with Faith

On Faith & Fracking is a new film that calls on humanity to fulfill its role responsibly as steward of the Earth. Seven leaders of various faiths from across New York State ask individuals, congregations and peers to follow the teachings of religious traditions and therefore take up the fight against fracking:

On Faith & Fracking from Doug Wood on Vimeo.