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Speak out on the climate change crisis!

It’s time to speak out about the climate change crisis. A recent special report by the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns that we have just over a decade to slash carbon emissions and keep world temperatures from rising more than 1.5 degrees Celsius above preindustrial levels. Limiting global warming to 1.5°C would require …

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Don’t Let the EPA Gut the Clean Power Plan!

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is teeing up another action to undermine the EPA’s ability to protect human health and well-being. Tell the EPA  to implement and enforce the Clean Power Plan, not replace it with a dangerously ineffective alternative. Write your comment in your own words so it will be counted as a unique …

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Help make climate change history!

We need you to help make climate change history. This November, voters in Washington State will vote on Initiative 1631, a visionary proposal to reduce carbon pollution, clean the air and water, and benefit the communities most vulnerable to climate change. I-1631 would create the nation’s first fee on a state’s major carbon polluters, and …

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Help PSR stop this new nuclear warhead

During the 2016 Presidential campaign, candidate Donald Trump reportedly asked this about nuclear weapons: “If we have them, why can’t we use them?” For decades, PSR has called for a worldwide ban of nuclear weapons in order to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe. The solution is NOT to make nuclear weapons more usable. And yet, the …

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Stop the EPA’s assault on the climate!

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is again abandoning its role of protecting our health, opting instead to favor the oil and gas industry. President Trump and EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler have announced their plan to roll back an effective, common-sense rule that limits leaks and emissions of methane from natural gas wells. Methane is …

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Ask your senators to support the New START Treaty

Prior to his first summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, reporters asked President Trump for his vision of the ultimate deal he could reach with Putin. Trump acknowledged that there would be “no more nuclear weapons anywhere in the world.” Unfortunately, very little has been revealed about what, if anything, was agreed …

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This is our opening for peace

Diplomacy with nuclear-armed North Korea is a high-stakes endeavor. But  after many months of alarming threats and counter-threats, events in 2018 have provided us an opportunity to change course and make progress towards lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula. Will you ask your senators to support diplomacy and prevent war with North Korea? Americans cannot …

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Congress wants to tie our hands on climate action

The next time that you confront a climate change denier, ask them to visit the nearest hospital, where they’ll see patients suffering from asthma, heart disease and stroke. Fossil fuel pollution damages health and our climate. It’s clear that government programs designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have major public health benefits. Recent estimates show that …

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Nobel Prize Ceremony

Petition to Congress on the Occasion of the Nobel Peace Prize

On Sunday, December 10, the Nobel Committee awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). ICAN received the prize for raising awareness on the health and humanitarian impacts of nuclear weapons and achieving the first-ever U.N. treaty that categorically bans these inhumane weapons. PSR is a proud partner …

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Diplomacy Prevents War

Don’t let Trump go rogue on the Iran agreement

Good news: Iran is complying with the 2015 multinational agreement that ensured Iran did not produce nuclear weapons. How do we know the Iran agreement works? The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has certified Iran to be in compliance eight times in a row. Iran has removed more than two-thirds of its centrifuges, shipped out …

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