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.
Physicians for Social Responsibility is excited to support congressional climate action through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.
We cannot support thriving communities while subscribing to a “national security” system that robs communities of resources and at the same time puts their very existence at risk.
Our new report shows that in the 16 leading oil- and gas-producing states, chemical manufacturers are not required to disclose what fracking chemicals they use.
Today the Supreme Court drastically weakened the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate climate crisis-causing greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
Op-ed in Harvard Public Health by PSR Board Member Laalitha Surapaneni, MD, MPH.
Article in People’s World quoting PSR Board Member Tova Fuller, MD, PhD.
WHYY article quoting Linnea Bond of PSR Pennsylvania.
Baltimore Sun op-ed co-authored by Vennela Avula, PSR Next Gen Climate Ambassador and medical student.
Democracy Now! interview with PSR Board Member Dr. Ira Helfand.
Coverage in Environmental Health News of PFAS research by PSR’s Dusty Horwitt.
Interview with PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand on Democracy Now!
Environmental Health News article citing PSR’s PFAS reports and quoting author Dusty Horwitt.
Op-ed by Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member, in Common Dreams.
In The Hill, PSR Board Member Ira Helfand calls foul on Russia and NATO countries for thumbing their noses at their NPT obligations.