As Trump postures, a national nuclear abolition campaign moves forward September 5, 2018

Bikini Atoll Nuclear Weapons Test Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member, The Hill

World nuclear tensions are mounting, fueled by President Trump’s careless rhetoric and unilateral withdrawal from the International Iran nuclear deal coupled with rising tensions in our relationship with Russia and the on again, off again meeting between the Trump administration and North Korea with his premature declaration of “problem solved.” The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to move the “Nuclear Doomsday Clock” to 2 minutes till midnight earlier this year, the closest it has been since its inception. Yet there is emerging a national movement right here in the U.S. recognizing the humanitarian and public health imperative presented by any use of nuclear weapons even in a limited regional conflict.

Read more

More In the News

Misinformation on gas stoves is swirling around the internet. Here’s what you need to know

Robert M. Gould, MD, San Francisco Bay PSR | San Francisco Chronicle Overnight, gas stoves have become the latest flashpoint in America’s culture war —...

Living with a gas stove? Tips for minimizing health risks

KNKX Public Radio It’s now well established that living with a gas stove can cause a range of health problems that include asthma, heart disease...

Your gas stove is an expensive chain-smoker

Eve Shapiro, MD, PSR Arizona | Pinal Central The oil and gas industry spent half a century and an enormous amount of money ensuring that...