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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NUKEBUSTERS Short Film Contest Deadline extended to 9 a.m. on August 5th, 2015!
Please advise any student or professional filmmakers that they still have time to submit short films promoting nuclear weapons abolition. PSR's resource page is filled with content to get someone started. Details are located here.
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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