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New Green Deal and Nuclear Doomsday Clock

Op-ed by PSR’s Dr. Robert Dodge in Common Dreams on the connection between climate change and nuclear war and the need for global leaders to take action.


Portland, Maine City Council Unanimously Passes “Back from the Brink” Resolution, urging the USA to reduce nuclear dangers

Thanks to the incredible work of Physicians for Social Responsibility Maine and their allies, on  January 23, the city of Portland, Maine unanimously passed a “Back from the Brink” resolution. The resolution calls on the United States government to take the lead on preventing nuclear war by renouncing the option of using nuclear weapons first; …

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The Green New Deal: Just What the Doctor Ordered

Climate scientists are now telling us that we have less than 12 years in which to cut our climate-warming emissions in half or face irreversible consequences. That stark deadline is why we need a national awakening and a new commitment to action. Concretely, we need to adopt a set of policies that will move us …

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Must-Read: “Climate Change—A Health Emergency”

Two physicians from PSR’s Greater Boston chapter have just published a must-read article in the prestigious New England Journal of Medicine. Entitled “Climate Change—A Health Emergency,” it is a strong and cogent statement of the challenge the world faces from climate change and the responsibility of physicians (and, by extension, other health professionals) to respond.