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Congress wants to tie our hands on climate action

The next time that you confront a climate change denier, ask them to visit the nearest hospital, where they’ll see patients suffering from asthma, heart disease and stroke. Fossil fuel pollution damages health and our climate. It’s clear that government programs designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have major public health benefits. Recent estimates show that …

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Nobel Prize Ceremony

Petition to Congress on the Occasion of the Nobel Peace Prize

On Sunday, December 10, the Nobel Committee awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). ICAN received the prize for raising awareness on the health and humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons and achieving the first-ever U.N. treaty that categorically bans these inhumane weapons. PSR is a proud partner …

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American, British, and French Physicians Condemn Their Governments’ Protest of the Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony

Media Contact: Elana Simon, Communications Manager (202) 681-9196 esimon@psr.org WASHINGTON, DC (December 5, 2017) – 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 …

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