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Please join us on Friday, April 28th for the 2017 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship Awards Ceremony, featuring Keynote Speaker Alisha Moreland-Capuia, MD.Read more
The City of Seattle has passed Resolution 31667 supporting clean and safe electricity production and opposing the use of fossil fuels and new nuclear energy.Read more
Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival by striving to end the nuclear threat, advance environmental health, protect our climate and promote peace.
Oregon PSR works to end the threat of nuclear weapons, educate about the health effects of war and encourage young people to consider their role in creating a peaceful future through our peace writing contest.More on Peace »
We are exposed to environmental toxicants every day; in our food, water, the air we breathe, and the personal care products we absorb through our skin. For some of these chemicals, such as lead and mercury, there is no known threshold of "safe" exposure, while for others we lack even basic information about risks of exposure.More on Environmental Health »
Current goals for the Washington and Oregon PSR Joint Nuclear Power Task Force include closing the Columbia Generating Station, the Northwest's only remaining nuclear power plant, and blocking construction of new nuclear power plants in our region.More on Nuclear Power »
The destabilization of Earth’s climate is a grave threat to human health. Advocating for a life-sustaining planet, Oregon PSR works for a rapid transition to a highly efficient, low-carbon society which will provide direct improvements to public health.More on Healthy Climate »
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has called climate change the "most pressing issue globally."Source: Portland Tribune
Studies of “limited” nuclear war over the past decade have shown that the use of a tiny fraction of the world’s nuclear arsenals would cause a global catastrophe.Source: The Washington Post
According to a new study by economist Robert McCullough and commissioned by Oregon PSR, Northwest ratepayers could save hundreds of millions of dollars over the next decade if the region's only commercial nuclear power plant were shuttered and its electricity replaced with renewable sources.
We hope that you will join us in celebrating the Oregon high school student winners of our 2017 Greenfield Peace Writing Scholarship on Friday, April 28th.
Join us in building a healthy environment and promoting sensible security policies. Make a donation to Oregon PSR today