The Fight Against Climate Change Defines Our Future
June 2, 2014
An op-ed from PSR's Dr. Alan Lockwood on the importance of fighting climate change. Vote for Dr. Lockwood's piece in the Debate Club.
Source: US News & World Report
Medical groups, experts call on 3 to 5 year New York fracking moratorium
May 29, 2014
PSR Hudson-Mohawk and other groups called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to issue a moratorium on fracking in the state, citing health concerns.
Interview with Steven Starr
May 27, 2014
A radio interview with PSR's Steven Starr on the global consequences of nuclear war.
Source: The John Batchelor Show
UPF a massive investment for … what, exactly?
May 24, 2014
A letter to the editor from Western North Carolina PSR member Robert F. Howarth.
Source: Asheville Citizen-Times
The Nuclear Zero Lawsuits: Who will speak for the people?
May 16, 2014
An op-ed on the Marshall Islands lawsuit by PSR-Los Angeles Board Member Dr. Robert Dodge and Nobel Laureate Jody Williams.
Source: The Hill
Nuclear Energy Is Not a Solution for Global Warming
May 12, 2014
PSR member and climate scientist Alan Robock lays out the reasons to work for clean, safe energy, not nuclear power.
Source: Huffington Post
Debating the Merits of Nuclear Power
May 8, 2014
A letter to the editor from PSR's Drs. Catherine Thomasson and Ira Helfand.
Source: New York Times
Ukraine crisis puts focus on danger of nuclear war
May 4, 2014
An op-ed from PSR Board Member Dr. Ira Helfand.
Source: Des Moines Register
David vs. Goliath: A tiny tribe takes on big energy
April 29, 2014
PSR's Barb Gottlieb on the dangerous toxins found in coal ash.
Source: Al Jazeera America
Dr. Ira Helfand Interview by Dr. Khalid
April 27, 2014
Programe MUFAHMAT for Global TV Washington DC
Source: Global TV
U.S. Urged to Tackle Lead in Aviation Gasoline
April 22, 2014
"We already know there’s no safe threshold for lead exposure, and we also know that lead is toxic and a possible carcinogen even at low levels, leading to brain damage and learning disabilities," Kathy Attar, toxics program manager with Physicians for Social Responsibility, a consumer protection group, told IPS.
Source: Inter Press Service
Earth Day Op-Eds from PSR members
April 22, 2014
A round up of letters to the editor in newspapers around the country from PSR members, activists, and leaders.
Act on Earth Day
April 22, 2014
An op-ed urging action on the environment, by PSR Philadelphia Executive Director Cherie Eichholz.
Source: Philadelphia Inquirer
Climate change threatens disaster
April 19, 2014
A letter to the editor on the need for action on climate change, by PSR Arizona's Timothy Lohman.
Source: Arizona Daily Star
Work to protect the environment
April 18, 2014
A letter on what we can do to help the environment, by Cindy Nguyen, Thanhnga Doan, Manjari Pedapudi, Camille Imbo and Jennifer Le, Student Physicians for Social Responsibility, USF College of Medicine.
Source: Tampa Bay Times
PSR-initiated fracking bill lauded: "Fracking chemicals should be disclosed"
April 17, 2014
PSR-Chesapeake helped launch legislation in Maryland to allow health professionals to learn what chemicals are used in hydraulic fracturing. A Maryland newspaper penned a highly supportive editorial.
Source: Frederick News-Post
Keeping the Lake Safe
April 16, 2014
A letter to the editor by Chicago PSR's Dr. Sarah Lovinger and PSR Michigan's Stephanie Dernek.
Source: Chicago Tribune
Budgets as Moral Documents: Nuclear Weapons and the Fate of Life as We Know It
April 11, 2014
An op-ed by PSR Security Committee member Dr. Robert Dodge.
Source: Common Dreams
Impact of smoky coal
March 21, 2014
PSR board member Alan Lockwood, MD was interviewed recently by an Irish radio station on the health effects of burning coal. The interview was requested by Irish Asthma Society.
Source: The Last Word with Matt Cooper
Nuke Plant Incidents Renew Safety Questions
March 13, 2014
Chuck Johnson of Oregon and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility discusses the Columbia Generating Station, a controversial local nuclear plant.
Source: Eugene Weekly