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November 29, 2018

Peace and Security

ICAN Cities Appeal

New ICAN Cities Appeal inspired by PSR's work in American cities

Earlier this month, International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) launched its new Cities Appeal, ICAN Save My City, a global campaign to persuade cities to express support for the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). Successful local work by PSR chapters here in the USA inspired the Cities Appeal.

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Environment & Health

Site of proposed compressor station in Weymouth, MA

Greater Boston PSR fights proposed compressor station

PSR members in Virginia have been fighting a proposed fracked-gas compressor station for years. Now, Greater Boston PSR has taken up the fight against a compressor station proposed for their area.

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PSR Events

Visionary Leaders Awards

PSR's 2018 Visionary Leaders Awards

On Thursday, November 8, Physicians for Social Responsibility held our annual Visionary Leaders Awards in Washington, DC, where we honored incredible individuals and organizations for their efforts to advance nuclear weapons abolition and curb environmental threats to health, including climate change.

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In the news

Air pollution is killing kids, but Trump's EPA doesn't seem to care
Eric Sullivan, Student PSR, Huffington Post - Nov 21


Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod
Radio interview with Robert Gould, MD, PSR Board Member - Nov 20


The Trump administration rolled back coal ash rules—but Americans are feeling its harmful effects
Mic - Nov 17


Sheer luck has helped us avoid nuclear war so far—now we need to take action
Ira Helfand, MD, PSR Board Member, CNN - Nov 17


California fire near nuclear accident site
Bulletin of Atomic Scientists - Nov 14


No health risk from Woolsey fire that burned nuclear cleanup site, state officials say
Los Angeles Times - Nov 12


Massive Woolsey fire began on contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory, close to site of partial meltdown
PSR-Los Angeles Press Release - Nov 12


Physicians work to bring back the anti-nuclear movement
Featuring the work of Washington PSR
Truthout - Nov 11


Withdrawing from the INF Treaty is one of Trump's most dangerous moves yet
Martin Fleck, PSR, Foreign Policy in Focus - Nov 3


We have 12 years to save—or lose—our only home
Olivia Alperstein, PSR, Common Dreams - Nov 1


Nuclear weapons fright! Trump's INF Treaty pull-out, nuclear war's impact
Robert Dodge, MD, PSR Board Member, Nuclear Hotseat (podcast) - Oct 31

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