PSR recently launched a search for our next Executive Director. This is a unique opportunity to assume a leadership role in an organization with a 62-year history of working to abolish nuclear weapons and a 26-year history of working to protect human health from the grave threats of climate change.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a set of proposed rules that would curb emissions of carbon pollution from new and existing coal and gas plants. Read our statement.
PSR’s latest report on toxic PFAS chemicals in fracking spotlights New Mexico. Eighty percent of state residents get their drinking water from groundwater, making these “forever” chemicals particularly risky.
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.
“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.
Letter to the editor in the Tampa Bay Times by Drs. Lynn Ringenberg and Ron Saff of PSR Florida, on Florida’s measles outbreak.
Op-ed in CommonWealth Beacon by Greater Boston PSR members Dr. Brita Lundberg, Dr. Joe Hodgkin and Dr. Susan Racine.
Article by Maylene Hughes, Grassroots Organizing and Policy Coordinator for PSR-LA’s Nuclear Threats program, in the Back from the Brink Beacon.
Yale Environment 360 article quoting PSR Pennsylvania.
Op-ed in the Des Moines Register from PSR’s Drs. Yazeed Ibrahim, Ira Helfand, Robert Dodge, and David E. Drake.
Letter to the editor in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Ned Ketyer, MD, President, PSR Pennsylvania, on public opposition to fracking in Pennsylvania.
Letter to the Editor in the Oregonian by Dr. Andy Harris, Oregon PSR Advisory Board member.
Op-ed in the Seattle Times by Steve Olson, WPSR member.
Article in The Capital Times quoting PSR Wisconsin’s Paula Rogge, MD.
Environmental Health News article quoting Mithzy Hernandez, Communications Manager at PSR-Los Angeles.