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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. 

PSR Statement on the EPA’s Proposed Soot Standard

January 9, 2023 Comments Off on PSR Statement on the EPA’s Proposed Soot Standard

PSR is disappointed by the EPA’s lax decision to propose an annual health standard for soot that does not prioritize human health.

Looking Ahead: What to Expect in the World of Nuclear Weapons Abolition in the New Year

December 27, 2022 Comments Off on Looking Ahead: What to Expect in the World of Nuclear Weapons Abolition in the New Year

PSR is here to give you a sneak peak at what to expect in January 2023.

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PSR Board Member, Natasha DeJarnett, PhD, Accepts White House Fellowship

December 27, 2022 Comments Off on PSR Board Member, Natasha DeJarnett, PhD, Accepts White House Fellowship

We are thrilled to announce that PSR Board Member Natasha DeJarnett, PhD is joining the White House Council on Environmental Quality.

Living with a gas stove? Tips for minimizing health risks

December 26, 2022 Comments Off on Living with a gas stove? Tips for minimizing health risks

This KNKX Public Radio article features health tips from Washington PSR’s Dr. Annemarie Dooley.

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Texas, New Mexico Reports Coming on PFAS in Fracking

December 22, 2022 Comments Off on Texas, New Mexico Reports Coming on PFAS in Fracking

Worried about dangerous chemicals used in fracking? You should be – especially in light of the revelations PSR has been publishing about the use of PFAS chemicals in fracking operations in multiple states.

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Your gas stove is an expensive chain-smoker

December 22, 2022 Comments Off on Your gas stove is an expensive chain-smoker

Op-ed in Pinal Central from PSR Arizona’s Dr. Eve Shapiro.

PSR Graduates its First “Next-Generation” Climate Ambassadors

December 20, 2022 Comments Off on PSR Graduates its First “Next-Generation” Climate Ambassadors

Next-Gen Ambassadors are young and emerging health professionals who join PSR to hone their knowledge and skills for climate advocacy.