Oregon PSR works to protect human life from the gravest threats to health and survival.

We are an organization of health professionals and public health advocates working collaboratively with community partners to educate and advocate for societal and policy change that protects human health at the local, state, national, and international level. We seek a healthy, just, and peaceful world for present and future generations.

Our current work focuses on the following program areas:

Peace & Nuclear Disarmament    Healthy Climate    Nuclear-Free Northwest    Environmental Health

 

Oregon is poised to become the second state in the nation to officially support the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, but we need your help to get the bill over the finish line. The final vote on this in the Oregon House is coming up today, Monday June...

Oregon Physicians for Social ResponsibilityPosition Paper on House Bill 2020 - Carbon “Cap and Invest” in OregonJune 14th, 2019 View this document as a PDF. For years, state lawmakers have been debating a carbon cap-and-trade program to put a limit on Oregon’s greenhouse gas emissions and create a market-based mechanism...

In the past two decades, the Pacific Northwest has become a major target for fossil fuel export including new pipelines, refineries, and export facilities for fracked gas. A majority of methane gas in the United States now comes from horizontal drilling in deep rock beds via hydraulic fracturing, better known as...