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Celebrating the ban treaty’s “Banniversary” around the United States 

January 31, 2023 Comments Off on Celebrating the ban treaty’s “Banniversary” around the United States 

PSR members around the country joined in celebrating the second anniversary of the nuclear weapons ban treaty “entry into force” on January 22.

Free CME on Environmentally Sustainable Practices

January 30, 2023 Comments Off on Free CME on Environmentally Sustainable Practices

PSR’s My Green Doctor program is the focus of a free 40-minute online CME program offered by the American Medical Association.

PSR Statement on the Murder of Indigenous Forest Defender, Manuel “Tortuguita” Esteban Paez Terán

January 27, 2023 Comments Off on PSR Statement on the Murder of Indigenous Forest Defender, Manuel “Tortuguita” Esteban Paez Terán

PSR mourns the death of Tortuguita, and condemns state violence enacted against environmentalists in the United States and abroad. 

Scientists and experts warn us humanity is closer to ‘doomsday’ than ever before 

January 27, 2023 Comments Off on Scientists and experts warn us humanity is closer to ‘doomsday’ than ever before 

On January 24, 2023, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists unveiled the new setting of their Doomsday Clock, moving the Clock to 90 seconds to midnight, the closest we have ever been to midnight, or, ‘doomsday.’

Tell EPA to Protect us from Methane Leaks from Oil and Gas Wells

January 25, 2023 Comments Off on Tell EPA to Protect us from Methane Leaks from Oil and Gas Wells

Tell the EPA that we need stronger regulations on leaking methane, one of the key drivers of climate change. 

Doomsday Clock at 90 Seconds to Midnight

PSR Statement on the 2023 Doomsday Clock Announcement

January 24, 2023 Comments Off on PSR Statement on the 2023 Doomsday Clock Announcement

This announcement by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moving the Clock closer to midnight reminds us that we cannot prepare for nuclear war, we must prevent it.

A Message from Our Executive Director

January 23, 2023 Comments Off on A Message from Our Executive Director

PSR today announced that Jeff Carter, who has led the organization as its Executive Director since 2017, will step down later this year.

What time will it be in 2023? Tune in January 24 for the 2023 Doomsday Clock announcement.

Tune in Tuesday for the 2023 Doomsday Clock Announcement

January 19, 2023 Comments Off on Tune in Tuesday for the 2023 Doomsday Clock Announcement

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has used the Doomsday Clock for more than 75 years to engage the public on existential risk — especially nuclear weapons issues. 

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

January 16, 2023 Comments Off on Misinformation on gas stoves is swirling around the internet. Here’s what you need to know

Op-ed by Dr. Robert Gould of San Francisco Bay Area PSR in the San Francisco Chronicle on the health impacts of gas stoves.

PSR Staff Testifies Before EPA on Proposed Methane Rule

January 12, 2023 Comments Off on PSR Staff Testifies Before EPA on Proposed Methane Rule

PSR staff testified to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during hearings to pass a proposed rule reducing leaks of methane and other harmful pollutants from oil and gas operations across the country.