PSR mourns the death of Tortuguita, and condemns state violence enacted against environmentalists in the United States and abroad.
This announcement by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moving the Clock closer to midnight reminds us that we cannot prepare for nuclear war, we must prevent it.
PSR today announced that Jeff Carter, who has led the organization as its Executive Director since 2017, will step down later this year.
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 is disappointed by the EPA’s lax decision to propose an annual health standard for soot that does not prioritize human health.
The NPR disregards the increasing numbers of Americans who are calling to redirect these resources to urgent needs like food insecurity, access to health care, and the climate change crisis — to name just a few.
It is critical that we all understand that any use of nuclear weapons – tactical, low-yield, or otherwise – would have catastrophic health impacts for the immediate victims and our collective future.
Previously unpublicized information unearthed by PSR shows that a class of extremely toxic and persistent chemicals known as PFAS has been used in Ohio’s oil and gas wells since at least 2013.
PSR celebrates President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act, making it the law of the land and solidifying the nation’s largest investment ever to address the climate crisis.
The report from Dr. Lili Xia, Dr. Alan Robock and their colleagues confirms our worst fears about the health consequences of nuclear weapons.
Atmos article quoting Lakey Love, PSR Florida chapter manager.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette op-ed by PSR Pennsylvania’s Barbara W. Brandom, MD.
Times Union op-ed by Kathleen Nolan, MD, PSR New York President.
Truthout interview with PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand.
Center for International Environmental Law press release quoting Pouné Saberi, MD, MPH, PSR Pennsylvania.
Op-ed in The Nation by Matt Bivens, MD, PSR Board Member.
Op-ed in the Pagosa Daily Post quoting PSR Colorado’s Barbara Donachy, MPH.
Alaska Native News article quoting PSR Board Member Dr. Robert Dodge.
Inside Philanthropy article quoting Martha Arguello, PSR Los-Angeles Executive Director.
Op-ed by PSR Board Member Robert Dodge, MD in Common Dreams.