All Categories

Nuclear weapons are still the greatest threat to world peace. Nato must take action now to protect humanity

https://www.independent.co.uk/voices/nuclear-weapons-threat-nato-summit-trump-leaders-new-arms-race-a9230546.html   The risk of a nuclear war is higher than at any time since the end of the Cold War. The Nato summit in London is leaders chance to prevent a new arms race. Mary Robinson Nuclear weapons and the climate emergency are the two existential threats facing humanity today. Across the world, there …

Read More


Take Action: Tell Congress: Protect Workers from Deadly Heat!

Heat is the leading weather-related killer in the U.S., and the problem is only growing worse because of the climate crisis. U.S. workers currently have no basic protections against deadly heat, and it’s only getting more dangerous for them. Whether it’s a worker laboring under the scorching sun or in a sweltering warehouse without proper …

Read More


PSR AZ Attends November 2019 Kirkpatrick Town Hall

It was standing room only in an auditorium at the Pima Community College District Office with more than 150 people in attendance. Constituents were engaged as Congresswoman Kirkpatrick answered their questions for nearly one hour. There were several rounds of applause and nods of agreement with her statements. Concerns about environmental protections were also addressed …

Read More


News conference: Improve Air Quality in Tucson

Physicians for Social Responsibility- Arizona Chapter is LIVE for a press conference with Victoria Steele, @EngelForArizona, and @tucsonelectricautoassociation to call on Arizona’s @Senator Kyrsten Sinema and @SenMarthaMcSally to oppose @EPAAWheeler’s reckless proposal to roll back America’s #CleanerCars standards. Tucson residents deserve clean air. Rolling back America’s #CleanerCars standards will allow automakers to make dirtier cars …

Read More


Climate Change Poses Threats to Children’s Health Worldwide

The health effects of climate change will be unevenly distributed and children will be among those especially harmed, according to a new report from the medical journal The Lancet. The report compared human health consequences under two scenarios: one in which the world meets the commitments laid out in the Paris Agreement and reins in …

Read More


Hispanic Health and Climate workshop

The HIspanic Health and Climate workshop was held on October 18, 2019, 7:00 PM-9:00 PM PST. The film I Am Cheo was shown and well-received. In attendance were local firefighters, buffel grass experts from the Arizona- Sonora Desert Museum, and PSR. Dr. Barbara Warren, PSR AZ Chapter leader, spoke about community organizing around extreme heat …

Read More