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Tucson is the First City in AZ to endorse UN Treaty and Nuclear Resister Film

“The only sure way to rid ourselves of the nuclear threat is to rid ourselves of nuclear weapons” -UN Secretary General In July 2017, the UN nations put forward a direct process to eliminate these most destructive weapons, confidence having evaporated that diminishing nuclear weapons was an achievable goal by the nuclear nations. 122 nations …

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City Council Meeting

Back from the Brink Resolution Passes Unanimously in Tucson, AZ #banjoguy Ted Warmbrand, Kathy Altman and Russ Lowes of PSR-Arizona, Felice and Jack Cohen-Joppa from the Nuclear Resister, and Ivy Schwartz of PSR-Arizona On August 6th, Tucson passed Arizona’s first Back from the Brink resolution, becoming the 33rd city/town to endorse our policy agenda to …

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Mayor Rothschild, Supervisor Elías, and Community Leaders Speak Out Against Efforts to Roll Back America’s Clean Car Standards

On Tuesday, June 25 at 2:00 PM PT, Tucson Mayor Jonathan Rothschild and Pima County Board Supervisor Richard Elías will join public health professionals for a press conference to oppose the proposed rollback of America’s clean car standards by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler and U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administrator (NHTSA) Deputy Administrator Heidi King.


Despite Trump tariff, solar will remain cheapest option

The Arizona Daily Star February 7, 2018 Letter to the editor from PSR Arizona’s Russell Lowes on the economics of rooftop solar. “Solar rooftop is already much cheaper than grid, with net metering. It will remain much cheaper even with this temporary boost in price to $3,000/kW. Prices have been coming down at 7% per …

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U.S., other nations must eliminate the threat of nuclear destruction

Arizona Daily Star December 15, 2017 Op-ed by PSR Arizona’s Rick Graap, MD and Schulyer Hilts, MD. “Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev said, ‘It is my firm belief that the infinite uncontrollable fury of nuclear weapons should never be held in the hands of any mere mortal ever again, for any reason.’ Thus, the conclusion of …

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