PSR Arizona members joined Tucson's annual All Souls Procession in November, held in remembrance of those who have died as a result of nuclear weapons, nuclear power and uranium mining.
In a project sponsored by PSR Arizona, PVHMS Advanced Art Students illustrated threats to human health due to the changing climate.See the artwork here »
PSR Arizona's Climate Smart Southwest (CSSW) Project brings together the Southwest community and local and national environmental leaders to address the public health vulnerabilities to climate change in our region and for our communities.Learn more »
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!Learn more »
PSR AZ participated in the National effort to support the New START Treaty. We worked throughout 2009 and 2010 on the CTBT and New START with a national coalition with PSR, FCNL and the Arms Control Association.More on Nuclear Weapons »
In November of 2008, PSR Arizona sponsored and organized the first Health Effects of Climate Change symposium, with participation of experts from the CDC, University of Arizona, and many community stakeholders.More on Climate Change Action »
PSR Arizona was awarded a grant by PSR National in 2010 to address the Code Black project, opposing coal and educating the community about the hazards of coal ash.More on Coal and Nuclear Power »
A number of our members actively advocate for and lead workshops on health care for all Americans.More on Health Care for ALL »
This article examines the "climate gap" in the Southwest US (Arizona and New Mexico), referring to the "disproportionate and unequal implications of climate change and climate change mitigation" for "people of color and the poor."Source: Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability (Payment required)
In a project sponsored by PSR Arizona, PVHMS Advanced Art Students illustrated threats to human health due to the changing climate.
PSR fights for solid net metering for solar power in Arizona.Source: Arizona Public Media
PSR encourages members to attend the DOE hearings on nuclear waste.
Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
In 2009 President Obama declared that America seeks the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons. Ask him to visit Hiroshima and recommit to that vision.
Ask President Obama to restore vital military-to-military communication channels with Russia. These channels were established during the Cold War to avoid an accidental nuclear war. We need them now more than ever!
This guide from PSR Arizona provides citizens of Southern Arizona with a comprehensive list of resources to help prepare for and build resilience in the face of extreme climate emergencies. It also provides information on how to help reduce and help stop further climate change. Read more »
Fact sheet on Tucson Electric Power and its reliance on dirty out-of-state coal power. Read more »