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.
Letter to the editor in The Mountaineer from PSR member Dr. Stephen Wall on the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.
Letter to the editor from PSR Pennsylvania board member Dr. Ned Ketyer in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Letter to the editor in The Mountaineer by Dr. Stephen Wall, PSR member.
Op-ed in The Hill by PSR board member Dr. Robert Dodge on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima-Nagasaki bombings.
Op-ed in Common Dreams by Dr. Robert Dodge, PSR-Los Angeles and National PSR board member.
Letter to the editor in the Seattle Times by PSR member and family doctor Chris Covert-Bowlds, MD.
Op-ed in OtherWords by PSR Media Relations Manager Olivia Alperstein on the 74th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.
Mark Vossler, MD, Washington PSR, writes in Washington State Medical Association Reports on climate change and heart health.
This article in Washington State Medical Association Reports on the public health impacts of climate change features quotes by Dr. Annemarie Dooley, Dr. Chris Covert-Bowlds, and Dr. Russell Maier, Washington PSR.
Commentary in the Journal of the San Francisco Marin Medical Society by Robert Gould, MD, San Francisco Bay Area PSR.