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  • IPPNW calls for Ukraine cease-fire

    Statement from the Executive Committee of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War:

    "IPPNW calls for an immediate cease fire to the fighting in Ukraine and for all states to refrain from any military intervention in Ukraine. We further call on Ukraine to reaffirm its historic decision to renounce nuclear weapons and for Russia to reaffirm the guarantee of Ukraine’s territorial integrity that accompanied that decision. We further call for urgent UN mediation to achieve a diplomatic solution to the issues involved in this conflict."

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  • More wildfires. We need to address climate change.

    Wildfires are raging in the Pacific Northwest. Some evacuations have been ordered, and smoke and dust caused a 24-car collision near Seattle. Drought associated with climate change creates conditions that favor wildfires. Now we can take an action that will help. Tell the EPA that cutting carbon emissions from power plants is critical to combatting climate change--and to reducing the likelihood of wildfires, drought, heat waves, spread of insect-borne disease, extreme weather events, and other threats to health.

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  • Student PSR Representatives to 21st IPPNW World Congress Seek Your Support

    It’s less than 30 days before the IPPNW International Peace Bike Tour and 21st World Congress! Michelle and Kami need your help to get to Kazakhstan.

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  • Why Aren't We Trying to Prevent Childhood Cancer?

    The most common form of cancer in children -- leukemia -- has been linked to environmental hazards. So why aren’t there more programs, policies, and information on how to prevent this disease? Most doctors aren't trained to offer preventative guidance to their patients. Read our latest Environmental Health Policy Institute to learn more about childhood cancer and the need for protection from environmental carcinogens.

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Nuclear Weapons

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Environment and Health

This summer, PSR is building support for the EPA’s proposed rule to reduce carbon pollution from power plants by 30 percent. For further information on this exciting opportunity, and to draft your comment to the EPA, read more.

Safe Energy

The Safe Energy program focuses on protecting public health, taxpayer dollars, and national security by preventing the construction of expensive, dirty, and dangerous new nuclear reactors.

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Latest News & Events

  • Why I support the EPA’s Clean Power Plan
    July 28, 2014

    An op-ed from Florida PSR President and PSR National President-Elect Dr. Lynn Ringenberg, who is testifying before the EPA on the public health impacts of carbon pollution.

    Source: Tampa Tribune
  • Tucsonans Celebrate Recent EPA Haze Rule
    July 27, 2014

    A radio interview with PSR Arizona's Dr. Barbara Warren and other local activists on the health impacts of coal pollution in Arizona.

    Source: KXCI
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Nuclear Weapons
    July 27, 2014

    John Oliver spent 15 deliciously satirical minutes on Sunday night, lampooning America's nuclear weapons enterprise on his new HBO show, Last Week Tonight.

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  • September 21, 2014

    New York City, New York

    People's Climate March

    Join PSR at the largest climate march in history.

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Physicians for Social Responsibility is the medical and public health
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Catherine Thomasson, MD
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