Make a difference in the challenge to confront global warming and prevent nuclear war and the development and use of nuclear weapons.
Tell your representative you want health-protective chemical reform -- not reform that places industry costs over your health and safety!
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.
Tell your senators you want true health-protective chemical policy reform, not industry-driven proposals like the Vitter-Udall bill.
Oppose fast-track legislation that opens the door wider for trade deals that would invalidate many health-protective laws and regulations.
PSR's Dr. Catherine Thomasson joined other public health leaders and Senator Boxer to oppose the inadequate Udall-Vitter toxic chemicals bill (S. 697) and call for real reform that will protect public health. Read more »
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 »
PSR slide presentation provides a clear overview of the many health issues associated with hydraulic fracturing, from air contaminants to water contaminants to its contribution to climate change. Read more »