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Iran nuclear agreement is essential

September 3, 2022 Comments Off on Iran nuclear agreement is essential

Letter to the editor in the Baltimore Sun by Chesapeake PSR President Gwen DuBois, MD, MPH

Activists Call for Rejection of Controversial Climate Tech in California

August 30, 2022 Comments Off on Activists Call for Rejection of Controversial Climate Tech in California

Article in LAist quoting Martha Dina Arguello of PSR-Los Angeles.

Local doctor encourages everyone to sign petition to safeguard nuclear plant in Ukraine

August 29, 2022 Comments Off on Local doctor encourages everyone to sign petition to safeguard nuclear plant in Ukraine

News interview on KEYT with PSR Board Member Bob Dodge, MD on the dangers of shelling near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.

“Hiroshima, Nagasaki Never Again” echoes across 65 events in 24 states

August 25, 2022 Comments Off on “Hiroshima, Nagasaki Never Again” echoes across 65 events in 24 states

On the 77th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, at least 65 commemoration events took place across 23 states and DC, most of them local and in-person.

PSR & Coalition Members Petition EPA to Regulate Pollution from Furnaces

August 25, 2022 Comments Off on PSR & Coalition Members Petition EPA to Regulate Pollution from Furnaces

PSR, along with 26 other organizations including Sierra Club and U.S. PIRG, petitioned the EPA to regulate air pollution from residential and commercial furnaces under the Clean Air Act.

New Nuclear Famine Report Outlines the Catastrophic Effects of Nuclear Weapons on Global Food Supply

August 25, 2022 Comments Off on New Nuclear Famine Report Outlines the Catastrophic Effects of Nuclear Weapons on Global Food Supply

With just 3% of the world’s nuclear weapons used, anywhere from 250 million to 2.5 billion people would die of mass starvation as a result of a nuclear exchange.

Warn Your Patients About Gas Stoves

August 24, 2022 Comments Off on Warn Your Patients About Gas Stoves

Gas stoves are a health risk. PSR’s My Green Doctor explains the data and offers advice in a short article that you can share with your patients.

Ukraine Independence Day and six month anniversary of invasion weighs on local supporters

August 24, 2022 Comments Off on Ukraine Independence Day and six month anniversary of invasion weighs on local supporters

News interview with PSR Board Member Bob Dodge, MD on the dangers of shelling near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.

PSR’s Revamped Website Includes New #DemandAccess Campaign Web Page and Signup Link!

August 23, 2022 Comments Off on PSR’s Revamped Website Includes New #DemandAccess Campaign Web Page and Signup Link!

The #DemandAccess campaign seeks equitable access to health and justice for all people by demanding access everywhere it is currently being denied, starting with the gross mismanagement of national resources. 

Massachusetts Passes ‘Landmark’ Climate Legislation

August 23, 2022 Comments Off on Massachusetts Passes ‘Landmark’ Climate Legislation

With support from environmental groups including Greater Boston PSR, the Massachusetts state legislature passed, and the governor signed, a powerful new climate bill that has been called a “landmark.”