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  • Race Against Time to Save the World

    Bulletin of Atomic Scientists breaking news: It's 3 minutes to midnight. Do you know where your nukes are? PSR members work the media in our race against time to save the world from climate change and nuclear weapons.

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  • The Uphill Battle to Let Diplomacy Work with Iran

    Additional sanctions legislation on Iran is making headway right now in Congress, threatening to undermine the current negotiation process. In light of this, PSR asks you to contact your senators and ask them to oppose additional sanctions legislation. If you'd like to learn more about the myths of Iran sanctions, register for PSR Security's webinar.

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  • PSR calls on President Obama: Expand renewable energy, energy efficiency

    With states across the nation assessing how to implement the Clean Power Plan, PSR calls on President Obama to recommend: Reduce carbon pollution by replacing coal with clean, renewable energy sources like wind and solar power, along with energy efficiency. These health- and climate-protective approaches should be selected over natural gas and nuclear power. Are you a health professional? Add your name to our sign-on letter.

  • Sound the alarm about fire retardants!

    The foam in your living room couch may be treated with flame retardants that contribute to cancer, hormone disruption, and harm to the developing brain. Yet, ironically, these dangerous chemicals provide little protection from fires, which are likely to begin on couch upholstery and then overpower the flame retardants. Urge your senator to protect health by cosponsoring the "Children and Firefighters Protection Act."

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Nuclear Weapons

Join our campaign! 124 nations favor banning nuclear weapons based on their humanitarian impact. If you agree, click here.

Environment and Health

PSR's Climate Health Action Teams will teach PSR members about the health benefits of clean, healthy energy sources and prepare them to advocate in their states for renewable energy and energy efficiency. Please join us to help move your state to a clean energy future and a livable climate.

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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  • I Have a Dream...Disarmament!
    Posted by Theresa Shaffer on January 16, 2015

    Many people know that Martin Luther King Jr. advocated an end to discrimination and a path to equality. What many people don’t know is that he also advocated PSR’s message of disarmament! Dr. King dedicated a paragraph of his 1964 Nobel Prize Speech to the issue of nuclear weapons. Read more »
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Latest Resources

  • Findings on Fracking in New York

    New York’s decision to ban fracking is a huge victory, but there is more work to be done, for example to identify and prevent harm from fracking chemicals still spread on New York’s roads. Our colleagues at Concerned Health Professionals of NY prepared a useful compendium of scientific, medical and other findings on risks and harms of fracking. Read more »

  • Healthy Fish, Healthy Families

    How you can enjoy the benefits of seafood, while making smart choices to lower the risks of pollution. Read more »

  • Ash in Lungs

    PSR and Earthjustice's new report explores the health impacts of breathing coal ash dust. Read more »

  • Childhood Cancer and the Environment

    Learn the ways children are exposed to harmful environmental chemicals which may cause cancer -- and the need to focus our policies, healthcare and research on prevention -- in the latest Environmental Health Policy Institute. Read more »

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Learn about the impacts of hydraulic fracturing on human health, communities, and the planet.
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