The American Public Health Association has supported the abolition of nuclear weapons and the prevention of nuclear war for almost 40 years, and in October 2020, PSR members from the PSR San Francisco Bay Area chapter (Dr. Tova Fuller, Dr. Robert Gould, and Patrice Sutton, MPH), along with Washington PSR members (Dr. Amy Hagopian and …
Honduras has become the 50th nation to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, paving the way for it to enter into force on January 22, 2021.
The treaty between the U.S. and Russia is set to expire February 5, 2021, but some new developments have generated hope that the countries may reach an agreement in time.
This treaty changes the legal status of nuclear weapons in international law, and marks a historic milestone for a decades-long, intergenerational movement to abolish nuclear weapons.
4,300+ doctors and nurses warned that climate change is a clear and present threat to health and safety, and urged elected leaders to prioritize climate action to protect public health.
PSR’s new coauthored report, “Running Out of Time,” looks at the startling extent of investment in fossil fuels by health insurance and life insurance companies—and calls on them to divest.
In 2019, nuclear-armed countries collectively spent $138,700 every minute on nuclear weapons, according to a new report on 2019 global nuclear weapons spending from International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons.
Two of the biggest issues that face our planet are nuclear disarmament and climate change. How our national leadership confronts these twin threats will be heavily impacted by the election.