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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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Forum on Nuclear Weapons, War and the Environment

Forum on Nuclear Weapons in Dangerous Times “Nuclear Weapons, War and the Environment” Held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 9:00 am until Noon University of Arizona Student Union, North Ballroom With keynote speaker: Dr. Ira Helfand, Co-Director of the International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, member of I.C.A.N., winner of the 2017 …

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UN treaty a step towards nuclear disarmament

Arizona Daily Star July 11, 2017 Op-ed by PSR Arizona’s Drs. Raymond Graap and Schuyler Hilts on the success of the United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. “[W]hy should any one person—or even a few people—have the capacity to cause widespread global destruction? The North Korea crisis is a prime example of …

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Building Resilient Neighborhoods

PSR Arizona’s new Building Resilient Neighborhoods website is full of tools and resources to help you educate and prepare your community for a heat-related emergency, including community workshops, facilitator training, and resources on health and safety, energy, and climate. The Building Resilient Neighborhoods Work Group is part of the Physicians for Social Responsibility-Arizona Chapter based …

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Building Resilient Communities

KXCI Community Radio July 10, 2016 Radio interview with PSR Arizona’s Dr. Barb Warren and Gene Einfrank on how neighborhoods can band together to adapt to climate change and survive heat waves and power outages. “What would you do during an extensive power outage? How long could you get by? Dr. Barbara Warren and Gene …

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All Souls Procession Honors Nuclear Victims

PSR Arizona members joined Tucson’s annual All Souls Procession in November, held in remembrance of those who have died as a result of nuclear weapons, nuclear power and uranium mining.