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Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival. PSR is the medical and public health voice working to prevent the use or spread of nuclear weapons and to slow, stop and reverse global warming and toxic degradation of the environment.
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December 5, 2017
American, British, and French Physicians Condemn Their Governments' Protest of the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony
The American, British, and French embassies in Norway announced they will refuse to send top-level diplomats to the Nobel peace prize ceremony in protest of the awardee, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). ICAN received the Nobel peace prize for raising awareness on the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of nuclear weapons and achieving the first-ever U.N. treaty that categorically bans such weapons.
October 10, 2017
Physicians Warn Scrapping the Clean Power Plan Could Result in 10,000s of Preventable Deaths and Illnesses
Today, the EPA announced the termination of the Clean Power Plan, the most comprehensive piece of climate change policy on the federal level.
October 6, 2017
International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons Awarded Nobel Peace Prize
The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) was awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize for accomplishing the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. PSR worked with ICAN to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons. PSR is an ICAN partner organization that joined civil society efforts spanning 100 countries to advocate for an international ban against nuclear weapons.
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February 1, 2018
A Seat at the Table
Letter to the editor from PSR Security Director Martin Fleck on the urgency and hope to be found in the movement to ban nuclear weapons.
Source: Harper's Magazine
January 21, 2018
A Nuclear Plan in Dangerous Times
Letter to the editor from PSR's Dr. Bob Dodge, in response to a recent editorial.
Source: The New York Times
January 11, 2018
Trump's EPA cuts are a threat to clean water
Op-ed by PSR member Dr. Janis Petzel.
Source: Bangor Daily News
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