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PSR Chapters Focus on Nuclear Weapons in August Recess Meetings

On August 6, activists from PSR Los Angeles, Beyond the Bomb, Nuclear Free Schools, Vets for Peace, and Peace Action, met with Representative Adam Schiff, Chair of the House Intelligence Committee, to discuss Representative Adam Smith’s No First Use legislation (H.R. 921). The bill simply states it is the policy of the United States not …

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Preventing Nuclear War

Robert Dodge, MD | New York Times Letter to the editor from PSR board member and PSR-LA President Dr. Robert Dodge on the need for nuclear weapons abolition. Read more (scroll down)


Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 2019

August 6, 1945. August 9, 1945. Seventy-four years ago, the United States dropped nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, two of the most horrific acts of warfare in history. This August, we remember the estimated 200,000 or more civilian men, women and children who died. We remember those who survived the bombing but suffered radiation …

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Join PSR and UCS on Sept. 25 for a webinar on Back from the Brink

Union of Concerned Scientists and PSR are proud to be co-hosting a webinar to highlight the Back from the Brink Campaign on September 25. Back from the Brink: The Call to Prevent Nuclear War is a national grassroots initiative seeking to fundamentally change U.S. nuclear weapons policy and lead us away from the dangerous path …

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“Heat, Fire, Water” and the Public Health Emergency

Extreme heat, billowing wildfires, and water—either too much or not enough—are today’s faces of climate change. PSR board member Alan Lockwood, MD, FAAN profiles the health effects of these frightening phenomena in a new white paper. Learn more and download here.


A public health emergency

Letter to the editor from PSR member Dr. Alan Peterson in LNP on the public health emergency that is climate change.


Medical Schools Now Moving to Teach Future Doctors to Address Climate Change

In a healthy and welcome trend, physicians are persuading medical schools to teach the nation’s future doctors about the connection between climate and health, so our future health professionals are prepared to address the realities of the climate crisis’s impact on their patients and communities. This past June, thanks to the fantastic work of PSR …

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