Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Please ask your senators to cosponsor Sen. Franken's bill to challenge the trillion dollar nuclear weapons buildup.
PSR Arizona will co-sponsor a University of Arizona based workshop on Social and Economic Injustices of Coal and Uranium mining/processing on lands of indigenous peoples. Film viewings and story telling and Navajo and Hopi speakers around the films "Return of Navajo Boy" and "Power Paths". These public and university faculty and student events will be followed by teaching by the speakers in classrooms of many related academc programs on campus.
A special screening of two films that address the social, health, and environmental effects of energy production on Tribal Communities of the Southwest. Followed by a panel discussion with Tribal Elders and energy experts in Arizona.
3-5pm Return of the Navajo Boy
Film Screening and Panel Discussion at School of Music, Crowder Hall
The story of the Cly Family, whose history in pictures reveals an incredible and ongoing struggle with environmental contamination from uranium mining on tribal land in Monument Valley, Utah.
6-9pm Power Paths
Film Screening and Panel Discussion at Center for Creative Photography, Room 108
A unique glimpse into the global energy crisis from the perspective of an intertribal coalition as they fight to transform their local economies by replacing coal mines and smog-belching power plants with renewable energy technologies.
Housing available. Call Barbara Warren at 520-325-3983 for more info.
Please join us in asking President Obama to require an immediate stop to Dakota Access Pipeline construction.
We must redouble our efforts: We have just a brief window to reduce the threat from rising oceans and from the risk of war between nuclear-armed nations.
Fracked natural gas contaminates air and water where it is extracted, then pipelines transport gas-related pollutants for hundreds of miles. Distant communities may be exposed to toxic air pollutants, dangerous particulates, and radioactive materials. All of us are endangered as methane leaks into the atmosphere. Read more »
Building natural gas plants to replace coal-fired power is not a solution to the climate crisis; it merely replaces one fossil fuel with another. Read more »
The sign of Global Warming are already here. “Death by Degrees” is a series of reports looking at the damaging health effects of global warming by states or regions within the United States. We encourage you to learn about the public health threats global warming poses in your state/ region and contact your elected officials to support climate policies that reduce our reliance on dirty fossil fuels and supports energy efficiency, conservation and clean renewable energy production. Read more »