Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
The Clean Power Plan, a nationwide policy to protect the climate through increased use of clean energy, is being threatened by Congress. Don't let them put your health and your children’s future at risk!
Given the magnitude of current global challenges, militarism provides humanity little security, much less health or basic human rights. Increasingly militarism puts humanity in a situation of danger and vulnerability, especially when considering its role in the degradation of our environment and climate. Kenneth Gould, Brooklyn College environmental sociologist asserts, “Militarization is the single most ecologically destructive human endeavor.” Gould’s perception contrasts significantly with that held by most citizens and policy makers in the U.S.
The Militarism on a Sick Planet project is an Iowa PSR-led effort to address urgent threats to health and environmental security by exploring and making visible costly, mutually reinforcing and dangerous interactions between climate change and global militarism.
Tell Congress that clean water is essential to public health. The Clean Water Rule must be fully enacted.
Tell the president we need strong coal power plant wastewater rules in order to safeguard our water from arsenic, mercury and other toxic chemicals.