In this WUFT article, PSR board member Todd Sack, MD urges action on climate change in response to the threat of sea level rise.
Op-ed in the Lansing State Journal by PSR environment & health intern Samuel Maves on the “Affordable Clean Energy” (ACE) rule, which rolls back critical health and safety regulations on dangerous emissions from power plants.
The American Medical Association (AMA) has adopted as official policy a call for teaching about climate change in medical schools and “across the medical education continuum.” This welcome development was spearheaded by PSR board member Todd Sack, MD FACP.
Op-ed in Common Dreams from PSR board member Dr. Robert Dodge on the legacy of the Santa Susan Field Laboratory and the need for a full cleanup.
On July 12, the House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act, to the tune of $733 billion. During NDAA deliberations, the House voted on a plethora of foreign policy and nuclear weapons-related amendments. PSR was adamantly opposed to an amendment introduced by Representative Mike Turner (R-OH) that would have reinstated funding for the …
PSR’s recent letter helped win an extension of the comment period for the proposal to allow transport of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail. The extension will give us time to register our concerns about the danger to life and limb of hauling highly flammable LNG through U.S. communities. Read our letter, cosigned by 77 …
As an organization that mobilizes medical and health professionals on environmental hazards to health, PSR is gravely concerned about the severe potential fire, health and safety risks to communities with LNG transport by train.
CNN op-ed by PSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand on the twin threats of climate change and nuclear war.