Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
When natural gas and oil are extracted, methane -- a potent greenhouse gas -- leaks into the atmosphere from the wells, compressors, pipes and other infrastructure. Tell EPA to regulate methane now!
Iowa City, IowaRemembering Sandy
PSR Iowa and UI Center for Human Rights present a screening of the short documentary Sandy 2012 on Hurricane Sandy, followed by panel discussion of issues highlighted in the film.
Iowa City, Iowa70th Anniversary Hiroshima/Nagasaki: Is Abolition Possible?
Join Iowa PSR for an all-day event on nuclear abolition, followed by a bike ride.
Iowa City, IowaJohnson County Fair
Iowa PSR will have a booth at the County Fair with information on their issues and activities for children.
Iowa City, IowaEarth Day: Kids to Help Bandage our Wounded Earth
Part of the Family Fun Fair, featuring kid-friendly events and a raffle with environmentally-friendly prizes.
Iowa City, IowaTax Day
PSR Iowa will hold a media event where Iowans will share how they would use the funds currently paid to support the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, to support life and well-being in Iowa.
Iowa City, IowaFilm Screening: Unmanned: America's Drone Wars
The 78 minutes long film by The Brave New Foundation will be followed by a discussion of the Drone issue in its role and impacts here in Iowa.
Iowa City, IowaIowa PSR Meeting
I-PSR regular meeting with a focus on climate change.
Iowa City, IowaFilm Screening & Discussion: Atomic Mom
Two mother/daughter pairs -- one who worked as a nuclear weapons researcher, one who survived the atomic bomb -- explore the implications of their very different but linked histories.
Iowa City, IowaAssessing US/Iran Relations Today: What's New in the New Regime
Yashar Vacef of the Iowa UNA, and Iranian by birth will share his impressions of the latest in the diplomatic affairs between the US and the new Iranian administration.
Wilton, IowaPublic Meeting on Proposed Nuclear Power Plant
Iowa PSR participates in a Wilton, Iowa community meeting on a proposed nuclear power plant.
New York City, New YorkThe Sad Status of Women's Health and Human Rights Two Years After the Fukushima Disaster
Dr. Maureen McCue speaks at the UN meeting on women's health and rights.
Des Moines, IowaFilm Screening: "Atomic States of America"
Iowa PSR co-hosts a screening and discussion of the new documentary on the 2nd anniversary of the Fukushima Disaster.
Davenport, IowaGirl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois Global Health Convention
Iowa PSR participates in this regional conference on global health for girls.
Iowa City, IowaNight of 1,000 Dinners
Iowa PSR participates in International Women's Day with the Iowa United Nations Association and calling for an end to violence against women here in the US and all around the world.
Iowa City, IowaThe Growing Nuclear Threat: Health and Humanitarian Implications
Dr. Maureen McCue speaks at the College of Medicine. Organized by UI Student PSR.
Des Moines, Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Sioux City, and elsewhere, IowaIowa Forward on Climate Rallies
Iowans rally across the state for action on climate change. For details contact Maureen McCue at email@example.com.
Iowa City, IowaSave the UI Center for Human Rights
PSR Board member Dr. Maureen McCue will speak on the importance of human rights to health and a life sustaining climate and environment.
Coralville, IowaPeace Crane Making Session
Learn how to craft origami cranes and discover the story behind this Japanese tradition.
Muscatine, IowaCreating a Healthy Environment
PSR member Dr. Yolanda Whyte speaks on environmental health advocacy. Co-sponsored by PSR Iowa.
Iowa City, IowaGlobal Health Studies Conference: Energy and Health on a Sick Planet
There is a growing consensus on the part of the global community that a reevaluation of energy needs and mechanisms to produce energy is imperative. This conference will explore energy challenges, options, and potential remedies through the lens of global health.