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 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette by Walter Tsou, MD, MPH, interim executive director of Philadelphia PSR.
Article from the Boston Globe on the proposed Weymouth compressor station, citing Greater Boston PSR’s work on the health threats.
In Solar Builder Magazine, PSR Maine’s Karen D’Andrea explains the health benefits of reducing climate change impacts with renewables like solar.
Op-ed in the Tallahassee Democrat co-authored by Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, PSR Florida.
In this WGBH article, Greater Boston PSR experts highlight the public safety threats from the proposed Weymouth compressor.
Letter to the editor the Columbia Dispatch by Molly Hammersmith, student member of PSR.
Western Free Press – PSR Arizona has partnered with the Tucson-based SCALE UP program, which helps local businesses save money by reducing energy and water use.
Op-ed in the Baltimore Sun by Chesapeake PSR’s Dr. Gwen DuBois.
Reflections on the climate crisis from pediatrician and PSR Philadelphia board member Dr. Ned Ketyer.
Op-ed by PSR’s Dr. Robert Dodge on the science and urgency of climate change.