Press Room Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) asserts a strong medical voice on the gravest threats to health. PSR mobilizes physicians and health professionals to advocate for climate solutions and a nuclear weapons-free world. For interviews with PSR’s experts, contact PSR at psrnatl@psr.org or (202) 667-4260.

PSR Statement on the Inflation Reduction Act Becoming Law

August 18, 2022 Comments Off on PSR Statement on the Inflation Reduction Act Becoming Law

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.

PSR Statement on the Nuclear Famine Report

August 15, 2022 Comments Off on PSR Statement on the Nuclear Famine Report

The report from Dr. Lili Xia, Dr. Alan Robock and their colleagues confirms our worst fears about the health consequences of nuclear weapons.

PSR Statement on Inflation Reduction Act

August 4, 2022 Comments Off on PSR Statement on Inflation Reduction Act

Physicians for Social Responsibility is excited to support congressional climate action through the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

PSR Statement on House Vote Against Pentagon Budget Cuts

July 15, 2022 Comments Off on PSR Statement on House Vote Against Pentagon Budget Cuts

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.

New From PSR: Gaps in Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules May Pose Threat to Human Health

July 12, 2022 Comments Off on New From PSR: Gaps in Fracking Chemical Disclosure Rules May Pose Threat to Human Health

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.

PSR Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling on West Virginia v. EPA

June 30, 2022 Comments Off on PSR Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling on West Virginia v. EPA

Today the Supreme Court drastically weakened the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to regulate climate crisis-causing greenhouse gas emissions.

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.

North Korea shouldn’t have nukes — and neither should we

June 13, 2018 Comments Off on North Korea shouldn’t have nukes — and neither should we

Op-ed by Chesapeake PSR’s Dr. Gwen DuBois in the Baltimore Sun.

A failed Trump-Kim summit would be a catastrophe

June 8, 2018 Comments Off on A failed Trump-Kim summit would be a catastrophe

Op-ed by PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand for CNN.

Chain Reactions

May 1, 2018 Comments Off on Chain Reactions

The history of PSR and IPPNW disarmament activism from 1961 to the present, from Harvard Medicine magazine.