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Nuclear Weapons Abolition
PSR's Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program amplifies the health professional voice to increase and broaden grassroots support for nuclear weapons abolition.
years left to avert the worst effects of climate change, according to the IPCC
Environment & Health
PSR's Environment and Health Program amplifies the voices of health professionals to advocate for strong action to avert catastrophic climate change and promote clean, healthy, safe energy.
On November 3 in Washington, DC, PSR bestowed a Health Hero Award upon Tina Cordova, co-founder of the Tularosa Basin Downwinders Consortium. In her acceptance speech, Cordova spoke about what Downwinders have experienced and the current debate in Congress over the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act.
A total of 218 mayors, city councilors, county and municipal officials and state legislators from around the USA delivered a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to fulfill his campaign promise and act decisively and urgently to confront the existential threat to humanity posed by nuclear weapons.
Three important reports on climate change were issued recently – and the news isn’t good. They found widespread impacts and more billion-dollar climate- and weather-related disasters in the U.S., an increase in food insecurity and heat-related deaths around the world, and the hottest summer ever recorded on Earth.
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PSR advocates on the issues you care about by addressing the dangers that threaten communities, using our medical and public health expertise to prevent nuclear war and proliferation, reverse our trajectory towards climate change, protect the public from the harms of fracking and expand clean, renewable energy.
Fracking with “Forever Chemicals” in Pennsylvania
This new report from PSR details the risks from injecting PFAS into Pennsylvania’s oil and gas wells, as well as risks from the disposal of millions of tons of liquid and solid waste associated with the wells.