May 4, 2016
IPPNW co-president Tilman Ruff addresses OEWG
IPPNW Co-President Dr. Tilman Ruff's presentation to the UN Open Ended Working Group on Disarmament, Geneva.
May 2, 2016
Health Federations Cite Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons in Joint Appeal for Prohibition and Elimination
The leading international federations representing the world’s physicians, public health professionals, and nurses have told a special UN working group that the medical and scientific evidence about the consequences of nuclear weapons requires urgent action to prohibit and eliminate them as "the only course of action commensurate with the existential danger they pose."
April 30, 2016
Flooding sweeps oil, chemicals into rivers
PSR Philadelphia's Dr. Walter Tsou explains the dangers of fracked wastewater contaminating drinking wells after flooding in Texas.
Source: El Paso Times
April 27, 2016
Taste for Change: A celebration of food, climate, and environment
April 25, 2016
The Smaller, 'Usable' Nuclear Weapons Delusion
A letter to the editor from PSR President Dr. Lynn Ringenberg.
Source: New York Times
April 18, 2016
Power down Indian Point now for immediate inspection
Op-ed by PSR New York President Dr. Shannon Gearhart on the dangerous radiation leaks at Indian Point nuclear power plant.
Source: Albany Times Union
April 18, 2016
Security News & Views ~ April 2016 Edition
Here are this month's top ten news articles, media hits and opinion pieces to keep you informed about what's happening in the nuclear disarmament movement.
April 15, 2016
JEA should not reduce incentives for rooftop solar energy
An op-ed by PSR Board Member Dr. Todd Sack on the need for renewable energy in Florida.
Source: The Florida Times-Union
April 14, 2016
PSR Urges Clinton Foundation to Divest from ExxonMobil
ExxonMobil is a company that has been fighting efforts to address the climate crisis for over 25 years, deceiving the public to maintain its profits. Foundations that work on climate change such as the Clinton Foundation should divest.
April 11, 2016
How much longer must Maine be the 'tailpipe of the nation'?
An op-ed on ozone by PSR Maine member Dr. Peter Millard.
Source: Bangor Daily News
March 24, 2016
Ozone rule will protect children
Op-ed from PSR member and pediatrician Dr. Edward Ketyer.
Source: The Almanac
March 23, 2016
From Flint to fracking, EPA can learn from its mistakes
An op-ed by PSR's Director of Environment & Health, Barb Gottlieb.
Source: The Hill
March 20, 2016
What do we value more: health or money?
A letter to the editor from PSR member Edward Ketyer, MD.
Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
March 15, 2016
Security News & Views ~ March 2016 Edition
Here's this month's lucky 13 news articles, media hits and opinion pieces to keep you informed about what's happening in the nuclear disarmament movement.
March 11, 2016
PSR Salutes Obama, EPA for Important Steps to Reduce Climate-Polluting Gas Leaks from the Oil and Gas Industry
PSR applauds President Obama for the bilateral agreement between the United States and Canada to limit methane emissions from industrial oil and gas facilities. This agreement will help reduce climate pollution, benefitting the health and safety of people worldwide, while also protecting the health of residents living near oil and gas extraction sites.
March 10, 2016
Ozone rule will protect York from pollution
An op-ed from PSR Harrisburg President Dr. Robert Little.
Source: York Daily Record
March 9, 2016
Fukushima Report: 10,000 Excess Cancers Expected in Japan as a Result of 2011 Reactor Meltdowns, Ongoing Radiation Exposure
Residents of the Fukushima area and the rest of Japan will experience more than 10,000 excess cancer deaths as a result of radiation exposure from the triple-reactor meltdown that took place on March 11, 2011, according to a new report from Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW).
March 4, 2016
Has 'Mission Accomplished' made us safer?
An op-ed by Western North Carolina PSR's Dr. Lew Patrie on war and nuclear weapons.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times
March 3, 2016
Maine Voices: High court’s delay of Clean Power Plan an injustice to asthma sufferers
Source: Portland Press Herald
February 17, 2016
Environmental and Health Organizations Call for Immediate Indian Point Shutdown
The latest in a spate of troublesome incidents at the Indian Point Energy Center has prompted an urgent call from six environmental and health organizations to immediately shut down the aging nuclear plant while urgently needed investigations by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and three New York State agencies are conducted.