Join us on March 11th for an evening to support WPSR and celebrate our work to combat climate change. The event will feature a keynote talk by Dr. Jonathan Patz, Professor & John P. Holton Chair in Health and the Environment and Director of the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.
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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 »
WPSR member Dr. Mark Vossler will present on strategies for advocating for climate protective policies and behaviors at Nerd Nite - an informal gathering where Nerds and non-nerds alike gather to meet, drink and learn something new.
WPSR is endorsing the Women's March on Seattle. Join us as we march to celebrate diversity and human rights.
Join us on March 11th for an evening to support WPSR & celebrate our work to combat climate change.
Op-ed co-authored by PSR members David Hall, MD and Leonard Eiger.Source: Seattle Times
Letter to the editor from Washington PSR's Dr. Bruce Amundson.Source: Seattle Times
WPSR Members Dr. Frank Turner and Dr. Ethan Angell describe the potential health impacts of allowing even more oil trains to roll through Washington.
Join us in building a healthy environment and promoting sensible security policies.
Help stop Scott Pruitt – climate change denier, mouthpiece for the oil and gas industry – from being chosen as next Administrator of the EPA. Add your name to our petition now.
Congress should ensure that federal agencies enforce laws that protect our water, air quality and public health--not curb the power of those agencies to carry out their mission. Tell your representative you oppose the REINS Act and the Midnight Rule Relief Act of 2017.