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  • Climate Change and Health Outcomes: PSR Members Publish in JAMA

    Long-time PSR members Jonathan Patz, MD, MPH, and Howard Frumkin, MD, DrPH, recently published a review in the Journal of the American Medical Association of scientific data on climate change and health. They neatly summarize critical topics including specific health impacts, climate change communication, and the health cobenefits that result from mitigating climate change. Read an abstract of their article here.

  • PSR & World Medical Association Work to Ban Nuclear Weapons!

    This month, the World Medical Association considered a statement introduced by PSR and IPPNW to pressure nuclear weapons states to eliminate their weapons and urge national medical societies to take action. In a unanimous vote, the statement was directed to the International Council for a final vote next year. This could be an important step towards a Nuclear Ban Treaty, making ALL weapons of mass destruction illegal!

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  • Join the Worldwide Campaign to Ban Nuclear Weapons. Sign PSR's Petition!

    These PAX "Sign Against Nukes" campaigners in Holland are part of the growing campaign all over the world to ban and eliminate nuclear weapons, just like other weapons of mass destruction have been banned.

    Please help support US efforts by signing our MoveOn petition to convince President Obama and the State Department to participate in a historic summit on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons this December in Vienna.

    Click here to sign on!
  • PSR Leader Questions Carbon Capture and Sequestration

    PSR board member and past president Alan Lockwood, MD toured Canada recently and questioned Canada's experiment with carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). Canada has constructed the world's first large-scale coal-fired power plant that captures and stores its own carbon dioxide. Lockwood, discussing the health implications and costs of burning coal, voiced doubts about CCS's economic viability and questioned whether massive amounts of carbon can safely be stored underground.

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Nuclear Weapons

Join our campaign! 124 nations favor banning nuclear weapons based on their humanitarian impact. If you agree, please sign PSR's MoveOn petition to President Obama and the State Dept.

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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