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  • PSR Arizona Holds Climate Conference

    Climate Smart Southwest was a roaring success with 44 co-sponsors, 300 registrants and another 300 attendees the prior evening to hear Dr. Eric Klinenberg speak about Heat Waves. Plenary sessions by eminent climate scientists focused on what to expect from climate change in the Southwest, workshops by national organizations and federal, state and local elected officials showed how to take political action effectively, and afternoon workshops got everyone engaged in one of 6 areas of climate change vulnerability. People in Tucson and the desert Southwest are galvanized!

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  • Conference: Climate Smart Southwest

    September 20-21, 2013
    Tucson, Arizona

    Build new and fortify existing cross-cultural, community, and governmental partnerships to educate and engage community action to address the anticipated public health impacts of climate change in the Southwest.

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  • Progress on Climate Change in Tucson

    Three PSR Arizona members have served on the City of Tucson's Climate Change Advisory Committee over the past three years, representing Physicians for Social Responsibility as well as their academic and administrative roles.

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  • Congressional Briefing by PSR Covers Nuclear Famine Report

    Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA) recently sponsored a Congressional briefing to present the findings of a new PSR/IPPNW report, Nuclear Famine: One Billion People at Risk, that demonstrates the devastating consequences of a limited nuclear exchange on climate and agriculture. The report's author, Dr. Ira Helfand, delivered the message that without decisive action towards nuclear abolition, more countries will develop nuclear weapons programs and the threat of a regional nuclear conflict will continue to increase.

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  • Nuclear annihilation remains a global threat
    August 7, 2014

    PSR members Drs. Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts wrote this op-ed for the anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings.

    Source: Arizona Daily Star
  • Tucsonans Celebrate Recent EPA Haze Rule
    July 27, 2014

    A radio interview with PSR Arizona's Dr. Barbara Warren and other local activists on the health impacts of coal pollution in Arizona.

    Source: KXCI
  • Climate change threatens disaster
    April 19, 2014

    A letter to the editor on the need for action on climate change, by PSR Arizona's Timothy Lohman.

    Source: Arizona Daily Star

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  • Take action on Nuclear Abolition Day

    Celebrate Nuclear Abolition Day by contacting Secretary of State John Kerry.

  • Reduce Carbon Pollution -- Support a Strong EPA Rule

    Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect humanity from the gravest threats to health and survival. Right now, you can make a difference by registering your comments on the EPA's new Clean Power rule to limit carbon from existing coal-burning power plants. Just click the button to get started.

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Barbara Warren, MD, MPH
3653 N Prince Village Place
Tucson, Arizona 85719
520-325-3983