PSE in the Media

Providing scientific perspective on energy-related issues is built into PSE’s mission. “PSE in the Media” features a selection of media coverage on our research and expert commentary. For media relations assistance, go to the Press Room.

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PSE in the Media November 29, 2022

Big Oil slammed over record profits, record prices at California Energy Commission hearing

Elena Krieger, research director at PSE Healthy Energy, said the commission should review how low-income communities of color face disparate costs to commute to work — and disparate transportation pollution effects.

Courthouse News

PSE in the Media November 29, 2022

North Carolina Utilities Commission should make the right decision on Duke’s Carbon Plan

Our work with PSE Healthy Energy highlights how more aggressive investments in rooftop solar, battery storage and energy efficiency can lower emissions, costs, and, over time, even lower the amount of need for bill assistance programs that help households struggling to afford their energy bills.

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PSE in the Media November 14, 2022

A Move To End Oil Drilling in LA Could Unearth Development Opportunities. Extracting Them Is a Challenge.

Thousands of Drilling Sites May Open to Development, but Problems Persist Long After the Work Stops.


PSE in the Media November 8, 2022

Is your stove leaking cancer-causing chemicals?

But you may want to change that after you read the results of a study by a group of researchers in Environmental Science & Technology.

Easy Health Options

PSE in the Media November 3, 2022

Fighting fossil fuel with fossil fuel – How natural gas is winning TVA’s plan to end coal

Ten million people across seven states rely on the Tennessee Valley Authority 24/7 to power everything from washers and dryers to air conditioners to dialysis machines. For decades, the electricity has been created by coal.

Knox News

PSE in the Media November 2, 2022

Better Off Podcast: Is cooking with natural gas unhealthy?

New research shows that gas stoves pollute our indoor air, but Americans have yet to embrace alternatives, like induction stoves. In this episode, Better Off asks: When it comes to our health, are we better off giving up on natural gas?

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

PSE in the Media October 27, 2022

Your gas stove might be polluting your home’s air even when it’s turned off, a new study finds

The fugitive natural gas has mostly been viewed as yet another climate threat, because methane is a potent greenhouse gas that is 25 times more effective at trapping heat in the atmosphere compared with carbon dioxide (although methane has a shorter lifespan).

Los Angeles Times

PSE in the Media October 26, 2022

The cost of not having a microgrid in the US by state

Published by PSE Healthy Energy, a nonprofit policy research institute, and Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a nonprofit economic and environmental group, the report offers a state-by-state analysis of the cost of disasters, including hurricanes, storms, drought, flooding, wildfires and...

Microgrid Knowledge

PSE in the Media October 26, 2022

Study: Gas stoves can emit dangerous chemicals that can cause CANCER

A new study recently found that gas stove can emit dangerous chemicals that can potentially cause cancer.


PSE in the Media October 26, 2022

California: Alto riesgo de contraer cáncer por fugas de gas en los hogares

Una nueva amenaza preocupa a los hogares de California, en esta oportunidad se trata del alto riesgo de padecer cáncer como consecuencia de las fugas de benceno que provocan las estufas de gas, generando concentraciones de hasta siete veces el límite recomendado de exposición.

Alianza News

PSE in the Media October 25, 2022

Home Air Quality Appliances Leaking Chemicals

Stephanie Abrams and Jordan Steele interview Dr. Eric Lebel.

The Weather Channel

PSE in the Media October 25, 2022

Preocupación en California: estudio reveló que tuberías de gas y estufas tienen fugas que dejan a la deriva una sustancia cancerígena

Según precisa el estudio, la situación fue identificada en una fase previa de una investigación que requiere mayor especificidad para lograr determinar los niveles reales de peligro que se derivan de la situación.