Two PSR/Washington physicians, Michael Soman, MD and Mark Vossler, MD, published a powerful op-ed article recently in the Seattle Times. “Climate Change is Killing Our Patients” presents with great cogency a…
As the nations of the world meet in Poland to discuss compliance with the Paris Climate Accords, PSR national board president Pouné Saberi, MD coauthored an article asking: Where is…
Radio interview with PSR’s Todd Sack, MD on the new U.S. government report on climate change.
PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg discusses the health effects of toxic lead exposure.
Op-ed by Washington PSR’s Dr. Bruce Amundson in the Seattle Times.
Op-ed by Eric Sullivan, Student PSR member and fourth-year medical student, in Huffington Post.
Podcast interview with PSR’s Dr. Robert Gould on the health and environmental impacts of the California wildfires.
Op-ed by PSR Board Member Ira Helfand, MD, for CNN.
This article covers Washington PSR’s work on nuclear weapons abolition.
Op-ed by Martin Fleck, Director of PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program, in Foreign Policy in Focus.
PSR is a proud supporter of the People Over Pentagon bill, and firmly believes that a $100 billion reduction in military spending is the minimum we must cut if we are to transform our society from a war economy to a sustainable economy of community care.
We are pleased to announce that W. Taylor Carneiro-Johnson will become Interim Executive Director of Physicians for Social Responsibility in Washington, DC, on March 25, 2023.
Threats to public health created by such environmental disasters are all too common. And in most cases, we find public health and safety is compromised for the sake of corporate profit.
EPA’s Final Rule to Reaffirm Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Will Protect Millions from Toxic Power Plant Emissions
“Millions are breathing cleaner air because of these protections under the Clean Air Act,” said Jeff Carter, Executive Director of PSR.
PSR warned that gas stoves emit toxic air pollutants that can cause lung damage and exacerbate asthma, as well as other harms to health.
The United States should employ common sense, and discontinue all unnecessary military exercises that escalate the possibility of a nuclear conflict.
PSR stands with health professionals who have long argued that police violence and systemic racism are a public health issue.
Fracking with “Forever Chemicals”: Analysis Finds Oil and Gas Companies May Be Exposing Texans and Groundwater to Highly Toxic Chemicals
Oil and gas companies used PFAS in Texas wells, but the extent of its use is obscured by six billion pounds of “trade secret” chemicals.
In response to Sen. Joe Manchin and Sen. Ted Cruz’s introduction of the Gas Stove Protection and Freedom Act, Barbara Gottlieb, Director for Environment & Health for PSR, issued the following statement.
PSR mourns the death of Tortuguita, and condemns state violence enacted against environmentalists in the United States and abroad.