Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Tell President Obama and the US DOT to stop oil trains carrying diluted tar sands and fracked shale oil from the Bakken formation—both are more toxic, more explosive, and more carbon-intensive than conventional crude.
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Iowa City Public Library, Room A
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.
Please plan to join us and bring your friends, neighbors, families or the friendly stranger you meet at the store. Note: If you haven't already visit our "Neighborhoods" at the Hardin Medical Library, Iowa City Public Library, or the Solon Library, you have to do it soon. Beginning Sept 3rd we move and revise our Nuclear Neighborhoods installations to the University of Iowa Memorial Union and Fair Grounds Coffee Shop. For more information or updates on Nuclear Neighborhoods, click here.
Please ask President Obama to match actions to his fine words at Hiroshima. He can prevent a new nuclear arms race, starting by canceling plans for a new nuclear cruise missile.
In his historic visit to Hiroshima, President Obama restated his desire for a world free of nuclear weapons. Please write a letter advocating concrete actions to achieve this.
Dr. Ira Helfand spoke before the United Nations General Assembly on September 10, 2015 as part of a panel addressing the pursuit of a nuclear weapons free world. Read more »
PSR's Nukebusters Short Film Contest: First Prize, Student Category Read more »
The danger of nuclear war is real. PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand spoke at TEDx Vail on the threat to human survival posed by nuclear war and what we can do about it: we can all take action to end nuclear weapons in all forms. Read more »