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  • 2015 Hiroshima/Nagasaki Commemoration events near you!

    August 6 and 9, 2015 mark the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings in Japan. PSR's new intern, Kristin Murdock, has created a calendar and map to make it easy to find an event near you. Join an event to support awareness of the devastating consequence of nuclear weapons and commemorate the innocent lives lost due to these weapons of mass destruction.

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  • Ask Gates Foundation: Divest from fossil fuels!

    The Gates Foundation, largest health funder in the world, is also a major investor in fossil fuel companies. Their investment allows big companies to extract and burn fossil fuels, contributing to climate change and undercutting the significant gains that Gates has achieved. PSR invites all health professionals to join us in petitioning Gates Foundation to take the lead and divest from all fossil fuels.

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  • An Iran Agreement Has Been Reached!

    On July 14th, an historic agreement between Iran and the P5+1 regarding Iran's nuclear program was finally reached. After years of difficult negotiations, interim agreements, and many extensions, victory was announced early in the morning. Thanks to all PSR members who helped by encouraging diplomatic efforts. However, an uphill battle in Congress is still to come.

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  • Climate Health Summit: Creating Health Leaders on Climate Change

    Exciting training on climate and health and advocacy skills for the health benefits of climate solutions, Sept. 20, 2015, followed by a Legislator Education day, Sept. 21 in Washington D.C. All health professionals and students welcome! Organized by PSR, George Mason Univ. Program of Climate Change and Health, Health Care without Harm, CA Public Health Institute and Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments. Sponsored by APHA, Trust for America’s Health, Amer. Psychological Assn.

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Nuclear Weapons

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Environment and Health

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

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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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Alan Lockwood

PSR's senior scientist on energy, Dr. Alan Lockwood, was quoted in USA Today on the benefits of the Clean Power Plan. Estimating that coal-fired power plants are linked to 50,000 deaths a year in the US, he called coal "the worst" energy source for health.

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The 70th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki will be Aug 6 and 9. Write a letter to the editor or join a social media Thunderclap to support disarmament.

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Join us for our next climate health webinar, The Clean Power Plan: Progress and Challenges in the States, August 19th at 8 pm EDT. Register here.

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