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  • July 17, 2014
    Our Best Opportunity to Cut Climate Change

    We need you to take action now! Tell the EPA that its proposed rule to cut carbon pollution from power plants Is vitally important and on the right track – but can be strengthened.

  • June 19, 2014
    Webinar: Health and Hydraulic Fracturing

    Thursday, June 19th at 8 pm ET, join us for part 3: Health Impacts Reported by Families Residing near Hydro Fracking Operations with Poune Saberi, MD, MPH.

  • May 18, 2014
    DC Days

    Join us to influence our policymakers to cut the nuclear weapons budget and address health threats. Participate in one day of training and up to three days of lobbying on the nuclear-industrial complex.

  • May 7, 2014
    PSR health webinars on Hydraulic Fracturing

    Wednesday, May 7. “Potential Health Impacts of Unconventional Gas Extraction” with Dr. Jerome Paulson. First in a series of three webinars on “fracking” and health.

  • April 25, 2014
    4th Annual Soul of Medicine Dinner

    Friday, April 25th. Chicago PSR's annual celebration, this year honoring Dr. David Ansell. Free for medical students.

  • March 31, 2014
    The NPT and the Humanitarian Consequences of Nuclear Weapons

    Speakers to include Dr. Ira Helfand, co-president of IPPNW and others. Co-sponsored by PSR.

  • March 7, 2014
    Webinar: The true costs of BPA and other toxins: dollars and disease

    Dr. Leonardo Trasande will review his research on the connection between toxic chemicals, rising rates of disease and health care costs, Friday, March 7 at Noon EDT.

  • February 19, 2014
    Fuming over air pollution

    A letter to the editor from Chesapeake PSR Director Tim Whitehouse on dangerous pollution from coal-fired power plants in Maryland.

    Source: The Gazette
  • February 12, 2014
    Michigan Speaking Tour with Alfred Meyer

    PSR Board Member Alfred Meyer speaks on "Nuclear Power: What You Need to Know about Price, Pollution and Proliferation," February 12-17.

  • December 3, 2013
    Climate Change: Impacts on Public Health

    Open to the public, this dinner program highlights the relationship between climate change and health, and provides ideas for mitigation. Featuring keynote speakers Dr. George Luber and Meredith Jagger.

  • June 11, 2013
    Clean Air Ambassadors

    Susan Katz, MD of Oregon PSR is a PSR Clean Air Ambassador.

  • May 24, 2013
    Conference: Climate Smart Southwest

    Build new and fortify existing cross-cultural, community, and governmental partnerships to educate and engage community action to address the anticipated public health impacts of climate change in the Southwest, September 20-21.

  • April 28, 2013
    April 28th: 7th Annual Legs Against Arms 5K Run/Walk

    Join PSR/Philadelphia for the 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk strengthening our legs as we oppose illegal arms and seek peace in the Philadelphia area. Proceeds support PSR Philadelphia's youth violence prevention programs.

  • April 10, 2013
    Managing Our Planet Dialog

    PSR Executive Director Catherine Thomasson will speak on the public health impacts of extreme weather caused by climate change at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

  • March 29, 2013
    Webinar: Fracking in California

    From PSR-Los Angeles, an overview of oil and gas extraction in California, discuss fracking and its impacts on public health and the environment. March 29 at 12:30 pm PDT.

  • March 18, 2013
    The Silent Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health

    PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood tours Montana speaking out about the health effects of coal, March 18-22.

  • March 13, 2013
    25 Year Member Club Call

    Members of the PSR 25 Year Member Association are invited to participate in this conference call with PSR's Executive Director, Dr. Catherine Thomasson.

  • March 11, 2013
    Symposium: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of Fukushima

    A unique, two-day symposium at which an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts will make presentations on and discuss the bio-medical and ecological consequences of the Fukushima disaster.

  • February 8, 2013
    Chapter Leaders Meeting 2013

    PSR Chapter Leaders, join us in Tampa, Florida in 2013. This meeting provides PSR chapter leaders with an opportunity to share skills, knowledge and strategies with one another, while strengthening personal ties across this nationwide network.

  • December 8, 2012
    Drilling Down: A Conference on Fracking Risks and Action in Maryland

    Chesapeake PSR, national PSR and Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) are hosting a statewide fracking conference on December 8, 2012 at the University of Baltimore.