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.
A new report, coauthored by PSR, documents dangerous levels of indoor air pollution from gas stoves.
At PSR, we take the “social responsibility” part of our name seriously, and that means doing our part to combat the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the community in which PSR’s national office is based, Washington, DC. Public health experts’ understanding of the situation is evolving rapidly, but it is widely agreed that the spread …
PSR applauded the first legislative proposal for a nationwide ban on fracking for natural gas. Read our statement on the proposed bill, which would greatly benefit health and the climate.
On January 2, President Trump ordered the killing of a top Iranian military commander, Major General Qassem Suleimani. This move comes in the wake of several other recent incidents that have risked sparking potential war and increased the risk of nuclear conflict.
Congress just passed on a real opportunity to take action on clean energy incentives—and, thus, the climate crisis—before 2019 comes to an end.
In the face of the Trump administration’s efforts to promote the use and export of fracked or so-called “natural” gas, Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) has released a white paper detailing the ways that gas processed for export endangers human health and lives.
On November 25, Physicians for Social Responsibility, American Lung Association and 25 other health organizations submitted official joint comments in opposition to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) proposed amendments to the 2012 and 2016 New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas industry.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Olivia Alperstein, Media Relations Manager, Physicians for Social Responsibility (202) 587-5232, email@example.com Washington, D.C.—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is crafting a rule that would effectively bar the use of some of the nation’s most robust scientific research in writing EPA policy. A new draft of the EPA’s proposal would require …