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Tell the EPA: Protect us from fracked gas

Tell the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: They need to retain the rules that require oil and gas drillers to capture escaping fracked gas. Fracked gas (methane) leaks into the atmosphere when oil and gas wells are being drilled and when gas is being extracted and processed. It leaks from the joints and valves of pipes …

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Tell Congress to protect the EPA and our health!

Congress is working on a year-end deal to fund the remainder of the federal government for Fiscal Year 2019, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Congress must fully fund the EPA and not include any harmful policy riders that would block, weaken, or delay critical clean air and public health protections. The Agency needs …

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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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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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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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This is what real climate action looks like

You can build support for the strongest piece of climate legislation introduced to date in Congress. The OFF Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act would require that the U.S. make a just transition to 100 percent clean renewable energy by 2035. That’s an ambitious target—and a necessary one. It’s time to get serious about …

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Minuteman Missile

Take action to restrict first use of nuclear weapons

U.S. policy confers upon the president the sole authority to use nuclear weapons—even for a “first strike.” California Representative Ted Lieu and Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey believe it’s time to change that policy for this and future presidents. In January 2017, they introduced the Restricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act, which would prohibit a president …

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