Campaign Update

Climate Change and the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases in the United States

September 30, 2022

Article in Clinical Infectious Diseases co-authored by Greater Boston PSR Board Member Dr. Regina LaRocque.

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“Forever” chemicals used in Ohio oil, gas wells

September 29, 2022

PSR’s latest report reveals use of toxic PFAS chemicals in Ohio oil and gas wells. Read what happened, and what states can do to prevent use of these “forever” chemicals.

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Watch Now: Public Health Impacts of the “Inflation Reduction Act”

September 27, 2022

Learn what the Inflation Reduction Act will do to improve public health and how implementation can ensure that Congress and President Biden build on its successes while addressing its shortcomings.

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Global Health Organizations Call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

September 26, 2022

More than 1000 health professionals and 200 health organizations across the world are calling on governments to urgently develop and implement a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to end global dependence on fossil fuels and protect global public health.

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Ask your U.S. Representative to cosponsor the People Over Pentagon Act

September 23, 2022

It’s time to stop misdirecting hundreds of billions of dollars away from domestic and human needs to fund endless wars, dangerous and unneeded new nuclear weapons, and the Pentagon’s corporate handouts.

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Next-Generation Ambassadors meet Next Gen U

September 22, 2022

Erica Frank, MD, MPH, FAACME, and previous PSR board member and president, gave a wonderful presentation on climate and health curriculum to PSR’s Next-Generation Ambassadors.

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Nuclear Risks at the Ukrainian Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

September 14, 2022

Since Russia took over the plant in March, there has been major concern over the safety of the plant and the risk of a potential nuclear incident. Read PSR’s new fact sheet on the dangers.

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

August 25, 2022

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.

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PSR & Coalition Members Petition EPA to Regulate Pollution from Furnaces

August 25, 2022

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.

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

August 25, 2022

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.

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