On December 9, New York City Council passed a monumental package of legislation with sweeping support (41-5 was the final vote count) — that endorses nuclear weapons abolition and moves New York City toward divesting from the nuclear weapons industry. Not only does the legislation package call on the city to divest completely from nuclear …
PSR is delighted to welcome Zach Williams, MPH to the Environment & Health team. As our Health Educator, Zach will educate and engage health professionals about the risks to health from gas stoves. Read his bio here.
We did it! The proposed Jordan Cove liquified natural gas (LNG) export terminal, and the Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline that would have served it, are officially defeated in Oregon.
Military greenhouse gas emissions have been basically exempt from international climate treaties since 1997. Rep. Barbara Lee has introduced a bill to monitor and reduce the U.S. military’s emissions.
The campaign is focused on advancing equity in a multitude of issue areas, recognizing the importance of health, focusing on the intersection of Nuclear Weapons abolition and topline military spending with other issues of social justice.
Learning from other social justice movements as we advocate for the abolition of nuclear weapons and work towards a peaceful, equitable, and just society. Watch PSR’s recent webinar now.
Join us November 18 at 6 pm ET for PSR’s Virtual Gala, featuring a keynote address from the new Co-Director of Greenpeace, Ebony Twilley-Martin, and Nola Haynes, WCAPS West-Coast Director.
PSR Board Member Dr. Laalitha Surapaneni writes from Glasgow, Scotland where she is attending COP26 as a physician who works at the intersections of climate change, health equity, and advocacy.
PSR’s recent report on PFAS chemicals used in fracking was the basis for, and is cited in, a Congressional letter to the EPA asking for “information and follow-up action” on chemicals used in fracking, especially PFAS. Read the letter
Climate change can affect mental health and increase stress, violence, and suicide. PSR has partnered with the Climate Psychiatry Alliance to share information about the mental health impacts of climate change.