WPSR members share why they are passionate about climate change and health in new video debuted at the WPSR Annual Dinner.Watch the video on YouTube
On Wednesday, WPSR aired an ad on KING 5 using the historic “Daisy Girl” ad from LBJ’s 1964 presidential campaign. The ad calls on the community to contact their Members of Congress and tell them to oppose the estimated trillion dollars of spending on a new nuclear arms race.Watch the ad and take action here
In late December, the UN General Assembly approved a resolution to convene negotiations in 2017 on a treaty banning nuclear weapons. This was a historic victory for nuclear disarmament advocates, including PSR, IPPNW and ICAN. We wholeheartedly support US engagement in these negotiations.Read PSR's press release »
In October, Shell Puget Sound Refinery withdrew its application to build a facility to receive Bakken crude oil by rail. WPSR and others in the Stand Up to Oil coalition were gearing up for public hearings on the project's environmental impacts when we heard the good news. Thank you to all who commented last year during the project’s scoping period. Together we are turning the tide on dirty fuels!Read more »
A three-day climate leadership training hosted by the Climate Reality Project, featuring Al Gore. Application deadline May 23.
"Whenever there is disturbance of this kind at a nuclear waste site, it’s always a matter of concern," said Laura Skelton, executive director of Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR), a group involved in educating the public about nuclear waste.Source: Quartz
Rep. Jayapal joined Rep. Lieu and Sen. Markey in affirming that the President should not have sole authority to launch a nuclear war, supported by a petition with nearly 500,000 signatures from across the country.
A piece by Washington PSR members Louis Vontver, MD, Med; Margaret Kitchell, MD; and Kenneth Lans, MD, MBA, published by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.Source: ACOG District VIII Gazette
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