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Oct 15, 2019, 15:22 ET 'No Climate Emergency,' Say 500 Scientists Reports Physicians for Civil Defense

On the same day that 17-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg made an impassioned speech to the UN, 500 highly qualified scientists sent a ...


Jun 13, 2019, 10:48 ET Urgent Questions on Ebola Need Immediate Answers, States Physicians for Civil Defense

While public health officials are preoccupied with measles, hundreds of people are coming through our border from the war-torn Democratic Republic of ...


May 29, 2019, 12:21 ET Is Marijuana Worse than Tobacco, Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

There is a nationwide push to legalize recreational marijuana, partly fueled by states' fears of losing tax revenues to neighboring states where...


May 22, 2019, 10:48 ET Street Violence a Danger in America, States Physicians for Civil Defense

Americans may see groups like Antifa as student radicals who show up at street demonstrations to protest politically incorrect monuments but who...


May 17, 2019, 11:07 ET Green New Deal Is Neither a Joke nor a Hoax, States Physicians for Civil Defense

Green New Deal proponent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) now reportedly says that her Apocalypse Now prediction—that the world will end in 12...


May 06, 2019, 11:05 ET Measles Outbreaks No Cause for Panic or Denial of Rights, States Physicians for Civil Defense

Because of several hundred cases of measles nationwide, states are proposing laws to reduce the number of exemptions from vaccine mandates. In the...


Mar 25, 2019, 09:41 ET Ocasio-Cortez's 12-Year "Climate" Deadline Could Spell Disaster, States Physicians for Civil Defense

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) ("AOC") and Democrat presidential hopefuls are advocating for a "Green New Deal," claiming that the world ...


Mar 18, 2019, 14:54 ET Misinformed Children Skip School to Protest for 'Climate Change' Agenda, States Physicians for Civil Defense

On March 15, an estimated 1.4 million schoolchildren in 123 countries skipped school to protest governments' failure to drastically cut back on the...


Feb 05, 2019, 14:45 ET Ocasio-Cortez's 'Green New Deal' Is a Green Disaster, States Physicians for Civil Defense

A would-be savior is striding onto the stage at the time of the State of the Union to announce a plan to rescue the world from certain climate doom...


Jan 14, 2019, 08:50 ET 'Green' Health Hazards Highlighted by Physicians for Civil Defense

In their zeal to replace "dirty," coal-black energy sources with "green" "renewables," climate-change doomsayers neglect the health hazards of wind...


Jan 08, 2019, 12:07 ET Is the 'World's Only Superpower' Defenseless?, Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

For decades, the U.S. has relied on the threat of nuclear retaliation to deter an attack on our homeland—but what if it comes at our southern border? ...


Aug 15, 2018, 11:40 ET Las Vegas Meeting Is Antidote to Group Think on Climate, Energy, and Defense, States Physicians for Civil Defense

The serious threats to American security are not the preoccupations of today's headline news. To find the real scoop on the crises and opportunities...


Jun 11, 2018, 10:38 ET Asymmetry a Problem at Summit with North Korea, States Physicians for Civil Defense

At first glance it may appear that the United States holds the upper hand at the Trump-Kim Jong Un summit: a huge nuclear arsenal versus a few bombs...


Apr 02, 2018, 11:46 ET U.S. Unprepared for Nuclear Event, States Physicians for Civil Defense

An article in the Mar 29 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine asks "Are We Prepared for Nuclear Terrorism?" The answer is obviously "no,"...


Feb 06, 2018, 11:36 ET Scientists Petition American Museum of Natural History to Stand against 'Climate-Change' Agitators, States Physicians for Civil Defense

More than 300 scientists have sent a letter and background information to the president of the American Museum of Natural History in response to...


Jan 29, 2018, 01:04 ET Hiroshima Nuke Survivor Urges Americans to Prepare, Reports Physicians for Civil Defense

In Hiroshima, citizens had no warning, and no inkling about what a single atomic bomb could do. As a result, tens of thousands died unnecessarily....


Jan 14, 2018, 04:08 ET What If Hawaii's Accidental Alarm Had Been an Accidental Launch, Asks Physicians for Civil Defense

At 8:07 a.m. on Saturday, Jan 13, citizens in Hawaii received a mobile alert: "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii, seek immediate shelter....


Jan 10, 2018, 12:54 ET U.S. Defense Policy, Not Trump, Needs Sanity Check, Says Physicians for Civil Defense

President Trump's Twitter response to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un's nuclear button taunt has a self-selected committee of psychiatrists led by...


Dec 28, 2017, 15:00 ET As Nuclear Threat Grows, Shelter Signs Removed in NYC, says Physicians for Civil Defense

The threat of a nuclear strike by ballistic missile from North Korea appears to be here now—not years into the future. Russia and China have much...


Sep 08, 2017, 13:03 ET Evacuation Plans Developed--by Japan, Reports Physicians for Civil Defense

While Americans are facing the need to evacuate their homes because of a monster hurricane, Japan is working on the type of evacuation the U.S. has...


Aug 15, 2017, 15:40 ET It's Worse than the Cuban Missile Crisis, Warns Physicians for Civil Defense

After North Korea threatened to attack Guam and its American military bases, residents were given guidelines. "Do not look at the flash or...


Jul 31, 2017, 09:38 ET U.S. Cities Threatened with Nuclear Warheads--NOW, Warns Physicians for Civil Defense

North Korea has tested another intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) and claims to be able to hit the continental U.S. or "anywhere in the...


Jul 06, 2017, 12:55 ET North Korea Presents a Defense Opportunity, States Physicians for Civil Defense

North Korea's belligerence should be sending an alarm to all Americans: its advancing technology poses an existential threat to us, perhaps sooner...


Jun 19, 2017, 11:37 ET U.S. Warplanes a Russian Target in Syria, Warns Physicians for Civil Defense

After a U.S. Super Hornet shot down a Syrian army jet, Russia announced that it would treat U.S. warplanes operating in parts of Syria where its air...


Jun 13, 2017, 10:38 ET Hawaii Responds to North Korean Threat; Others Must Also, States Physicians for Civil Defense

In response to North Korean missile tests and threats to Hawaii, state officials are looking at nuclear preparedness plans that have not been updated ...