nuclear weapons

GBPSR’s statement on the war in the Middle East

May 7, 2024

At Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, we are appalled and saddened by the events of the past seven months in the Middle East, from the horrific attacks on October…

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Joe Hodgkin’s Poor People’s Campaign Remarks

March 6, 2024

GPBSR Co-Chair for Nuclear Disarmament Dr. Joe Hodgkin recently addressed the crowd at the Poor People’s Campaign on Boston Common.

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GBPSR’s Dr. Brita Lundberg testifies in support of nuclear disarmament

October 4, 2023

Brita E. Lundberg, M.D., GBPSR Board Chair, testified before the Massachusetts Legislature in support of two bills related to nuclear disarmament.

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Annual Global Health and Peace Concert

August 23, 2022

Greater Boston PSR (GBPSR) and International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) are pleased to host a very special fifth annual peace and health concert to address the twin existential threats of nuclear war and climate change.

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Nuclear Famine: Even a “limited” nuclear war would cause abrupt climate disruption and global starvation

August 15, 2022

Report prepared by IPPNW, written by GBPSR board member Dr. Matt Bivens. We consider this the “Readers Digest version” of the Nuclear Famine report — filled with graphics and charts…

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Study: Global food insecurity and famine from reduced crop, marine fishery and livestock production due to climate disruption from nuclear war soot injection

August 15, 2022

New report in Nature Food (a subsidiary of Nature)

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Effects of Nuclear Weapons and Avenues for Clinician Advocacy

May 18, 2022

On May 18, 2022 the Mass General Hospital Center for the Environment and Health held a webinar, and the second half of it featured a discussion surrounding the “Effects of Nuclear Weapons…

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The Growing Threat of Nuclear Extinction

January 2, 2022

Letter to the editor in the New York Times co-authored by GBPSR board member Dr. Ira Helfand.

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Q&A by Dr. Ira Helfand after watching The War Game film — August 6, 2021

August 6, 2021

Watch video from the event here.

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Nuclear Weapons Have Always Been Illegal; It’s Long Past Time to Abolish Them

July 5, 2021

In Depth News – July 8, 2021, marks the 25th anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ’s) Advisory Opinion on the legal status of nuclear weapons.

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