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Heat Waves

September 20, 2013
Tucson, Arizona

Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Unisource Building Conference Room, 88 East Broadway

PSR Arizona is sponsoring Dr. Eric Klinenberg, Sociology, NYU, who will speak on "Heat Waves" at the Unisource Building in Tucson on Friday, September 20 at 7 PM. (Free and open to the public.) This will be followed by our full day climate adaptation public conference at the Tucson Convention Center entitled "Climate Smart Southwest: Ready or Hot?"  For more information and to register for the conference, go to www.psr.org/azclimate.

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Resources

  • Toxic Chemicals in Our Food System

    What chemicals are in the food we eat? Chemicals are used in every step of the process that puts food on our table: production, harvesting, processing, packing, transport, marketing and consumption and can be dangerous to our health. Read more »

  • Fracking: Harm on the Farm

    Chemical exposures that harm farm animals and wild animals raise concern about health risks for people living near fracking sites, as the animals use the same water and breathe the same air as humans. Another, indirect concern for human health also exists: in multiple known cases of chemical exposure, cows continued to produce dairy and meat for human consumption, although it remained untested for chemical contaminants. Read more »

  • Fracking and Water Contamination

    Hydraulic fracturing combines water with an array of chemicals, some of which are carcinogenic, endocrine-disruptive, or otherwise toxic. The result is the contamination of huge quantities of water, with potential immediate and long-term threats to health. Read more »

In the Spotlight

  • June 19, 2014
    Webinar: Health and Hydraulic Fracturing
    Thursday, June 19th at 8 pm ET, join us for part 3: Health Impacts Reported by Families Residing near Hydro Fracking Operations with Poune Saberi, MD, MPH.