PSR mourns the death of Tortuguita, and condemns state violence enacted against environmentalists in the United States and abroad.
This announcement by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moving the Clock closer to midnight reminds us that we cannot prepare for nuclear war, we must prevent it.
PSR today announced that Jeff Carter, who has led the organization as its Executive Director since 2017, will step down later this year.
PSR staff testified to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during hearings to pass a proposed rule reducing leaks of methane and other harmful pollutants from oil and gas operations across the country.
PSR is disappointed by the EPA’s lax decision to propose an annual health standard for soot that does not prioritize human health.
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.
Op-ed by Dr. Terrence Clark of Western North Carolina PSR in the Asheville Citizen-Times.
The Washington Post recently published a letter by PSR’s Director for Environment and Health, Barbara Gottlieb. Gottlieb’s letter critiques reporters’ blatant avoidance of the term “climate change” in the Post’s…
Op-ed by Chesapeake PSR’s Dr. Gwen DuBois in the Baltimore Sun.
Op-ed by PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand for CNN.
The history of PSR and IPPNW disarmament activism from 1961 to the present, from Harvard Medicine magazine.