Physicians for Social Responsibility is deeply disappointed in the EPA’s decision to delay updating the National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone.
Over 100 medical journals issued a resounding call for immediate action — drafted by IPPNW — to mitigate the escalating threat of nuclear war and accelerate the elimination of nuclear weapons.
PSR firmly opposes this transfer and the use of indiscriminate weapons by any country, regardless of combat circumstances. These weapons are inconsistent with public health and international law.
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.
Op-ed in Crosscut co-authored by Maia Syfers, ARNP, Washington PSR.
Interview with Jeff Carter, PSR executive director, in Between the Lines.
Article in The Conversation highlighting PSR’s anti-nuclear weapons work and efforts to get the broader medical community to respond to the climate crisis.
Letter to the Editor in the Florida Times-Union from Dr. Todd Sack, MD, PSR board member and PSR Florida steering committee member.
Article in the New England Journal of Medicine highlighting PSR’s anti-nuclear weapons work and efforts to get the broader medical community to respond to the climate crisis.
Letter to the editor in the New York Times from PSR board member and PSR-LA President Dr. Robert Dodge on the need for nuclear weapons abolition.
Interview on Town Meeting Television with John Reuwer, MD, Greater Boston PSR, discussing Back from the Brink.
Op-ed in The Hickory Record by Dr. Bert Crain, Western North Carolina PSR.
Letter to the editor from PSR member Dr. Alan Peterson in LNP on the public health emergency that is climate change.
Letter to the editor in the Tampa Bay Times from PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.