Wimbledon under pressure to drop Barclays sponsorship with SW19 protests planned

June 29, 2024 Comments Off on Wimbledon under pressure to drop Barclays sponsorship with SW19 protests planned

Article in the Daily Mirror quoting PSR Pennsylvania’s Tonyehn Verkitus.

If passed, initiative would bankrupt state’s long term care program

June 21, 2024 Comments Off on If passed, initiative would bankrupt state’s long term care program

Op-ed in The Spokesman-Review by Robin Hills Von Davies, Washington PSR member and medical student.

How Texas challenges notion that green policy is anti-business

June 16, 2024 Comments Off on How Texas challenges notion that green policy is anti-business

Letter to the editor in The Financial Times by Adelita Cantu, PhD, RN, FAAN, PSR Board Member (subscription required).

Bernard Lown’s Political Activism and Medical Achievements are Celebrated in Maine

June 13, 2024 Comments Off on Bernard Lown’s Political Activism and Medical Achievements are Celebrated in Maine

CounterPunch article on the legacy of PSR co-founder Dr. Bernard Lown.

BCMAC Recommended to Receive Largest Award from Shell Consent Order and Agreement

June 4, 2024 Comments Off on BCMAC Recommended to Receive Largest Award from Shell Consent Order and Agreement

Article from Beaver County Radio quoting PSR Pennsylvania Executive Director Tonyehn Verkitus.

EDF, Allies Will Defend EPA’s Strengthened Mercury and Air Toxics Standards in Court

June 4, 2024 Comments Off on EDF, Allies Will Defend EPA’s Strengthened Mercury and Air Toxics Standards in Court

Environmental Defense Fund press release on lawsuit brought by PSR and partner groups.

Plutonium found in Indiana Street air filters near Rocky Flats; Boulder Commissioners reconsider trail project

May 30, 2024 Comments Off on Plutonium found in Indiana Street air filters near Rocky Flats; Boulder Commissioners reconsider trail project

Arvada Press article mentioning PSR lawsuit.

Advocates Call Out California Leaders for Attending Convention on False Climate Solution

May 30, 2024 Comments Off on Advocates Call Out California Leaders for Attending Convention on False Climate Solution

Press release from Food and Water Watch quoting PSR-Los Angeles’ Alex Jasset.

Advocates Call Out California Leaders for Attending Convention on False Climate Solution

May 30, 2024 Comments Off on Advocates Call Out California Leaders for Attending Convention on False Climate Solution

Food and Water Watch press release quoting Alex Jasset, Energy Justice Director at PSR-Los Angeles.

Portrait of Bernard Lown to be unveiled June 7 in Lewiston

May 28, 2024 Comments Off on Portrait of Bernard Lown to be unveiled June 7 in Lewiston

Lewiston Sun Journal article mentioning Dr. Bernard Lown’s work with PSR.

PSR Statement on the Dobbs Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

June 27, 2022 Comments Off on PSR Statement on the Dobbs Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade

PSR stands with the countless public health leaders and organizations who are warning of the serious and inequitable health harms to come as a result of this decision.

Hydrogen use in homes would fuel climate change, increase health and safety risks from gas system

June 22, 2022 Comments Off on Hydrogen use in homes would fuel climate change, increase health and safety risks from gas system

New report from Physicians for Social Responsibility finds health, safety and climate risks from piping hydrogen into homes for heating and cooking.

Aerial photo of fracking site

Fracking is Injustice: The High Human and Climate Toll of Fracking and LNG Expansion

April 28, 2022 Comments Off on Fracking is Injustice: The High Human and Climate Toll of Fracking and LNG Expansion

A major new report finds that recent national and global efforts to increase oil and gas production and liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports have dire impacts on public health and the climate.

Global medical and public health organizations call for immediate end to war in Ukraine and critical need to prevent nuclear escalation

March 10, 2022 Comments Off on Global medical and public health organizations call for immediate end to war in Ukraine and critical need to prevent nuclear escalation

The alarmingly acute and growing danger of nuclear escalation must be reversed and nuclear war prevented by the urgent elimination of nuclear weapons.

Physicians for Social Responsibility Condemns the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

February 24, 2022 Comments Off on Physicians for Social Responsibility Condemns the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Physicians for Social Responsibility condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and urges immediate de-escalation of this conflict with the goal of ending harm to civilians.

Physicians Group Uncovers Evidence that ‘Forever Chemicals’ (PFAS) Have Been Used in Colorado’s Oil and Gas Wells; Full Extent of Use Obscured by Thousands of Trade Secret Claims

January 31, 2022 Comments Off on Physicians Group Uncovers Evidence that ‘Forever Chemicals’ (PFAS) Have Been Used in Colorado’s Oil and Gas Wells; Full Extent of Use Obscured by Thousands of Trade Secret Claims

New report from Physicians for Social Responsibility shows previously unpublicized use of PFAS in fracking in Colorado between 2011 – 2021, but gaps in disclosure rules limit public’s ability to know full extent of use.

Biden Makes Climate Pledge at Glasgow While Pushing Oil, Gas Leasing in U.S.

November 3, 2021 Comments Off on Biden Makes Climate Pledge at Glasgow While Pushing Oil, Gas Leasing in U.S.

U.S. climate groups slammed the Biden administration for refusing to stop oil and gas leasing on public lands despite President Biden’s Glasgow pledge to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

Physicians for Social Responsibility statement on EPA Rule

November 2, 2021 Comments Off on Physicians for Social Responsibility statement on EPA Rule

Physicians for Social Responsibility issued the following statement applauding the Biden Administration’s proposed new rule for reducing methane pollution from oil and gas operations and calling for further measures.

Physicians for Social Responsibility calls on Congress to vote “Yes” on fighting climate change

October 5, 2021 Comments Off on Physicians for Social Responsibility calls on Congress to vote “Yes” on fighting climate change

While there are many facets to the reconciliation bill, the most critical is that it is one of our best chances to address climate change in a significant way.

Physicians Group Uncovers Evidence that ‘Forever Chemicals’ (PFAS) Have Been Used Extensively in Fracking Unbeknownst to Public

July 12, 2021 Comments Off on Physicians Group Uncovers Evidence that ‘Forever Chemicals’ (PFAS) Have Been Used Extensively in Fracking Unbeknownst to Public

New report from Physicians for Social Responsibility indicates PFAS use in fracking in more than 1,200 wells in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming between 2012 and 2020.