Livermore Actions Commemorating Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Fukushima

August 15, 2011

On August 6th, close to 100 people attended “From Hiroshima to Fukushima to Livermore: Confronting the Two-Headed Dragon of Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power” at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. At the event, co-sponsored by SF Bay Area PSR, Dr. Robert Gould spoke on the public health and environmental health impacts of nuclear weapons and nuclear…

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Anti-Nuclear Events on the Peninsula

August 15, 2011

Crosby Stills, and Nash; Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt; Sweet Honey in the Rock; and other musicians performed at the Shoreline Ampitheater in Mountain View on August 7th as a benefit for Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE). Proceeds supported Japan disaster relief efforts and organizations worldwide working to promote safe, alternative, non­nuclear energy. The concert was…

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Dr. Robert Gould’s Visit to Senator Boxer’s Office on Nuclear Power

July 11, 2011

On June 2, SF Bay Area PSR President Dr. Robert M. Gould visited Sen. Barbara Boxer’s San Francisco Office as part of a contingent urging monitoring and testing of the radioactive plume from Japan’s nuclear reactor in Fukushima. Participants included Kimberly Roberson, Fukushima Fallout Awareness Network, who organized the meeting; Elanor Starmer, Western Regional Director…

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Physicians for Social Responsibility Calls for A US Moratorium

March 21, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aric Caplan | 301-943-9525 | aric@caplancommunications.com Physicians for Social Responsibility Calls for A US Moratorium On New Nuclear Reactors, Citing Medical Risks Warns Any Radiation Exposure Is Unsafe Washington, DC –  March 19, 2011 – Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) today called for a nationwide moratorium on new nuclear reactors in the…

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Children, Teens and the Japan Disaster

March 21, 2011

By Harry Wang, MD, President, Physicians for Social Responsibility/Sacramento As we all know, Japan is suffering through a horrific disaster caused by the 9.0 earthquake, tsunami, and probable meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear power plants.  Unfortunately, this crisis will not end any time soon.  I have already heard a variety of fears that young clients have…

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Unfolding Nuclear Catastrophe

March 17, 2011

Dear PSR family and friends, We at PSR remain extremely concerned about the unfolding “nightmare in slow motion” that we are witnessing in the wake of the devastating Japanese earthquake, tsunami and unfolding nuclear catastrophe. We still don’t have complete information on the rapidly-changing situation regarding the nuclear reactor and spent-fuel pool explosions and fires,…

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Response to an Op Ed by Charles Krauthammer, “The Irrelevance of New Start”

December 8, 2010

According to Charles Krauthammer, (Washington Post, 11/25/10: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/25/AR2010112502232.html)  “A world without nukes would be the ultimate nightmare.”  Didn’t he feel ridiculous writing this?  Hello! A nuclear war would be the ultimate nightmare. The reason Krauthammer fears a world without nuclear weapons is that psychopaths and rogues could develop nukes and would no longer be deterred…

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