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Petition to Phase Down Fossil Fuel Production on Public Lands

Issue: climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | federal government | fracking & methane

Type: letter to policymaker

Petition to President Biden and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland demanding a phase down of fossil fuel production on public lands and waters, signed by a coalition of conservation, environmental justice, public health, indigenous, climate, faith-based, and community non-governmental organizations, including PSR. Download


Letter on National Fracking Ban

Issue: climate change | environment & health | federal government | fracking & methane

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter signed by PSR and partner groups, asking Members of Congress to endorse the Future Generations Protection Act, which would ban fracking nationwide. Download  


Letter on Nuke Subsidies in the Build Back Better Act

Issue: environment & health | federal government | nuclear power

Type: letter to policymaker

Letter signed by PSR and partner groups to the Senate Finance Committee, asking them to remove the $35 billion nuclear production tax credit from the Build Back Better Act. Download


PSR Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program Legislation Tracker

Issue: federal government | foreign policy | nuclear weapons | U.S. nuclear policy

Type: advocacy materials

Do you want to stay on top of nuclear weapons-related legislation moving through Congress but find it difficult to keep track of it all? Well, look no further! PSR’s Nuclear Weapons Abolition (NWA) program maintains a legislation tracker to monitor legislation related to nuclear weapons activities happening within Congress. Updated weekly, we provide the latest …

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Webinar: What can the nuclear weapons abolition movement learn from other social justice movements?

Issue: nuclear weapons | social justice

Type: video

The Nuclear Weapons Abolition Program at Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) presents the first event of our #DemandAccess campaign. The campaign centers around the idea that “For as long as we fund violence to ‘keep the peace’, our access—to healthy minds, bodies and environments—is Denied.” This event occurred November 3rd, 2021 and was entitled “What …

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NHTSA Comments

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | federal government

Type: letter to policymaker

PSR joined partner groups in signing onto these comments to the Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on strengthening fuel economy standards for passenger vehicles, citing the health benefits of improved air quality. Download


Climate Psychiatry 101

Issue: climate change | environment & health | health care

Type: fact sheet

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. Download


PSR Testimony on Toxic Mercury Pollution

Issue: air pollution | children's health | coal | environment & health | environmental justice | federal government | safe food & water | toxic chemicals

Type: testimony

On September 8th, 2021, Barbara Gottlieb, Environment and Health Program director, represented Physicians for Social Responsibility in front of the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB). She commented on the need for the EPA to reinstate their Mercury and Air Toxics rule, which was cut during the previous administration. This rule limits toxic …

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Building Electrification, Climate, and Health: An Advocacy Toolkit

Issue: climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | fracking & methane

Type: advocacy materials | toolkit

A toolkit of resources on building electrification, featuring materials created by PSR chapters.


Letter to EPA on Methane and VOC

Issue: air pollution | environment & health | federal government | fracking & methane

Type: letter to policymaker

PSR, joined by 29 other health organizations and 9 PSR chapters, sent a letter to EPA Administrator Regan requesting strong action to control methane and VOC emissions from the oil and gas industry.