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No War With Iran: An Urgent Week of Action to Prevent a War

The week of January 6 saw several important events and developments in both congressional and grassroots efforts to convince American decision-makers to deescalate tensions with Iran and prevent an all-out war. The situation, already tense  due to the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran Deal, escalated in the wake of the United States’ assassination of Iranian …

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Welcome win against gas pipeline!

In a significant win for environmental justice and the climate, a federal court has overturned a key permit for a Virginia compressor station on the proposed Atlantic Coast fracked-gas pipeline. The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals nullified the compressor station’s air permit and ordered the Virginia Air Pollution Control Board to reconsider the permit request. Congratulations …

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Clean Energy Wins: Home Heating, Cooking

PSR has rolled up its sleeves to join a significant new battle for the climate:  the campaign to replace appliances that burn gas (a.k.a. methane, a.k.a. fracked gas) with appliances powered with clean energy.


After cutting 700,000 people off food stamps, the U.S. provides excessive funding to programs that enable human destruction

On December 4, the Trump administration approved a rules change around Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP benefits—commonly referred to as food stamps—which will remove up to 688,000 adults from participating in the program unless they find part-time work. While some estimates predict this change will save the U.S. $5 billion over 5 years, anti-hunger …

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Honoring Legacies, Demanding a Better Future: PSR 2019 Visionary Leaders Awards Ceremony and Symposium Celebrate Bold Changemakers

PSR’s Visionary Leaders Awards ceremony and reception, now in its fourth year, recognizes individuals and organizations for their exemplary efforts in advancing nuclear weapons abolition and/or addressing environmental risks to human health, including the catastrophic consequences caused by climate change, through collaborations that strengthen the PSR mission. PSR works to address the gravest threats to …

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