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.
EPA’s Final Rule to Reaffirm Mercury and Air Toxics Standards Will Protect Millions from Toxic Power Plant Emissions
“Millions are breathing cleaner air because of these protections under the Clean Air Act,” said Jeff Carter, Executive Director of PSR.
PSR warned that gas stoves emit toxic air pollutants that can cause lung damage and exacerbate asthma, as well as other harms to health.
The United States should employ common sense, and discontinue all unnecessary military exercises that escalate the possibility of a nuclear conflict.
PSR stands with health professionals who have long argued that police violence and systemic racism are a public health issue.
Podcast interview of PSR Iowa’s Dr. Maureen McCue.
In this Herald-Tribune article, PSR Florida’s Dr. Lynn Ringenberg explains the dangers of mercury pollution from power plants.
Article in Emergency Medicine News by PSR’s Dr. Matt Bivens on how emergency physicians can sound the alarm on nuclear weapons.
Letter to the editor in The Patriot News by PSR Harrisburg’s Dr. Robert Little on the anniversary of the Three Mile Island accident.
Letter to the editor on renewable energy legislation in Washington state by Washington PSR’s Dr. Jonathan Witte.
Op-ed in Common Dreams by PSR’s Olivia Alperstein.
This article from The Guardian features PSR Florida’s Dr. Howard Kessler discussing the health effects of lead poisoning.
Op-ed in The Cap Times by PSR’s Dr. Robert Gould and Martin Fleck.
In a letter to the editor in The New York Times, PSR’s Dr. Robert Dodge calls the Trump Administration’s reversal of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty the beginning of a new Cold War.
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) spoke out against President Trump’s proposal to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, instead sponsoring a resolution to prohibit the use of any U.S. taxpayer dollars for weapons that violate the deal. At a news conference announcing her proposal, PSR’s Martin Fleck said, “A meaningful medical response is impossible. Therefore, we must prevent a nuclear war at all costs.”