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Legality of Nuclear Weapons

Issue: ban treaty | disarmament | foreign policy | no first use | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: report

Some experts argue that nuclear weapons are already illegal under international law. Meanwhile, the United States—with 1,750 deployed nuclear weapons—and eight other nuclear-armed nations unequivocally consider them legal. Adopted in 2017, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons is an initiative to build a comprehensive legally binding instrument to prohibit nuclear weapons.


Webinar: Indoor Air Pollution from Your Gas Stove

Issue: air pollution | children's health | environment & health | fracking & methane

Type: video

More than a third of U.S. households cook our meals primarily with gas. Yet most of us don’t know that when we do, we may be harming our own health. A new report, “Health Effects from Gas Stove Pollution,” presents the scientific evidence documenting dangerous levels of indoor air pollution from using a gas stove; …

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Health Effects from Gas Stove Pollution

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

Type: report

A new report, coauthored by PSR, documents dangerous levels of indoor air pollution from gas stoves. The report presents scientific evidence that gas stoves release several hazardous pollutants, notably nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide.


Nuclear Weapons Community Cost Calculator

Issue: nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet | toolkit

Each April, Dr. Bob Dodge, PSR-LA Board Member and co-founder of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions, calculates the cost of nuclear weapons programs to our communities. See what the costs are in your community.


Heat Pump Infographic

Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane

Type: fact sheet | infographic

Learn how replacing your gas-burning appliances with electrically-powered alternatives, like induction stoves and electric heat pumps, is good for your health and the climate. Infographic by PSR/Philadelphia.


Clean Energy Tax Incentive Letter

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | renewable energy

Type: letter to policymaker

PSR and eight health organizations urge the U.S. Congress to enact a package of strong clean energy tax incentives in 2020, as one of our best opportunities to meaningfully address climate change in the 116th Congress. Investments in clean energy are critical to combating the harmful health effects of air pollution and climate change. Clean …

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Webinar: Radioactive Fracking Wastewater: Chilling Threat to Health

Issue: environment & health | fracking & methane | toxic chemicals

Type: video

A chilling investigative article in the January 21 Rolling Stone magazine has found that wastewater from many oil and gas wells is dangerously radioactive. The local environment, nearby residents, and especially the oil and gas industry’s own employees may all be exposed to toxic levels of radiation—but most people are totally unaware. Watch below for …

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PSR Fact Sheet on New START Treaty

Issue: disarmament | foreign policy | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet

PSR Fact Sheet on New START Treaty.


Back from the Brink: A Call to Prevent Nuclear War

Issue: disarmament | no first use | nuclear weapons | u.s. nuclear policy

Type: fact sheet

Many local and national organizations have endorsed the “Back from the Brink” resolution. Are you associated with a group that might support this? Introduce this resolution at your church, synagogue, civic group, medical association, university, or municipality.


Climate and Health Risks of Liquified Natural Gas

Issue: air pollution | climate change | environment & health | environmental justice | fracking & methane | safe food & water

Type: report

Read PSR’s report on liquified natural gas (LNG) and its implications for our environment, our health, and our climate.