Climate Change

NYSNA and NYRN are pleased to announce the return of our 2021 Medical and Educational Missions.

Lorraine Pierre, RN, from Lincoln Hospital’s pediatric emergency department spoke passionately at a press conference about the impact excess trucks and pollution have on her young patients in the South Bronx.

Fracked Bakken oil, which has the volatility of dynamite, is transported in train cars suitable for vegetable oil and orange juice, all over our state, including within one mile of

NYSNA President Judy Sheridan-Gonzalez, RN led a trip September 8-10 to deliver NYSNA ponchos, cell phone charges, and messages of solidarity to the hundreds of Indigenous nations

Owing to a local factory that makes Teflon, the municipal water in Onondaga County’s Hoosick Falls is polluted with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) – more than 50 times the acceptabl

Join NYSNA at the People's Climate March, Sunday, September 21.

Hurricane Sandy showed us a glimpse of the future, and it was scary. Four hospitals were shut down for months. Patients were stranded in their homes without electricity, running water, and medication. Traditional relief organizations were slow to respond, and caregivers like us had to help fill in the gaps. As the climate heats up, storms like Sandy are going to become more and more frequent. It's time for action.