Responding to citizens everywhere who yearn for peace, political leaders in South Korea, North Korea, China and the United States staged a flurry of diplomatic activity this year to avert a Korean crisis. But we are not yet out of the woods. PSR’s health professionals advocated for peace in Korea and will continue to promote …
PSR is pleased to welcome four interns this summer: Louisa Angly, Chiara Giaccari, Cheran Gobiratnam and Brenda Munive.
INACTIVE – Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is teeing up another action to cripple the EPA’s ability to protect human health and well-being. Tell the EPA that we need a cost-benefit analysis that accurately reflects the benefits that pollution protections provide to our communities’ health and safety.
Good news: The American Medical Association has passed a resolution calling on itself to divest from companies that get the majority of their income from fossil fuels. The resolution was written by PSR’s own Todd Sack (PSR National board member and PSR/Florida), and was passed with the help and support of others including Peter Orris …
Op-ed by Chesapeake PSR’s Dr. Gwen DuBois in the Baltimore Sun.
PSR welcomes the positive steps taken by President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Tuesday’s summit meeting in Singapore. A commitment to negotiate denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula has the potential to make the world a safer place.
Since the EPA was established in 1970 “to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection,” the Agency has been a powerful leader in the clean-up of polluted water, air and land. From reducing auto emissions, to banning several dangerous pesticides, to increasing recycling, EPA led the way.
Op-ed by PSR’s Dr. Ira Helfand for CNN.
In the run-up to the June 12 summit with North Korea, a group of prominent physicians urged Congressional leaders to promote diplomacy and prevent a war that could result in massive casualties.