Dr. Helfand spoke in September, 2010 to an audience of University students and professors on the medical consequences of nuclear weapons and the urgent need for the United States of America to reduce the risk posed by these weapons of mass destruction. Watch below.
The Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games coincides with the exact anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Ask the President of the Olympic Committee to commemorate Hiroshima with a minute of silence during the Ceremony.
The danger of nuclear war is real. PSR's Dr. Ira Helfand spoke at TEDx Vail on the threat to human survival posed by nuclear war and what we can do about it: we can all take action to end nuclear weapons in all forms. Read more »
In the Spotlight
March 25, 2016
What now, after the Supreme Court stay? The Supreme Court in February 2016 issued a "stay," or a temporary suspension, of the Clean Power Plan while a lower court reviews this legal challenge. This situation raises many questions.
Wars are poor chisels for carving out peaceful tomorrows.