Environmental Activist Lauren Kuby for Arizona Corporation Commissioner

Environmental activist Lauren Kuby, a Democrat running for the Arizona Corporation Commission, kicked off the first Discussion for Democracy program, presented by the Pima County Democratic Party. Our host, Larry Bodine, President of Democrats of Greater Tucson, interviewed Kuby about efforts to increase sustainable energy sources. Lauren Kuby is a two-term Tempe council member, former vice … Read more

Ed Beshore and Jane Conlin: Fight Climate Change with a Price on Carbon and Dividend

The co-leaders of the Tucson chapter of the Citizen’s Climate Lobby, Ed Beshore and Jane Conlin, addressed a Democrats of Grater Tucson Salon, held on April 28, 2022. For further research: A comparison of carbon pricing proposals (Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy) https://energypolicy.columbia.edu/sites/default/files/pictures/CGEP_BipartisanEnergyInnovationandCarbonDividendAct_FINAL_NOV18.pdf Household Impact Study (Kevin Ummel) https://citizensclimatelobby.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Ummel-Impact-of-CCL-CFD-Policy-v1_4.pdf Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend … Read more

Climate Scientist tells PCDP that Fossil Fuel Companies Spent 30 Years Fighting Climate Action

Dr. Michael Mann, a renowned climate scientist, spoke at a recent event by the Pima County Democratic Party focusing on climate change. Dr. Mann showed us how fossil fuel companies have waged a thirty-year campaign to deflect blame and responsibility and delay action on climate change. We heard his battle plan for how we can … Read more

Climate Scientist Exposes Deceptions by Fossil Fuel Industry

Today, fossil fuel companies are using disinformation and deceptive tactics to block actions against climate change – and keep their profits flowing – according to a leading climate scientist. They are harnessing the anti-science playbooks of the tobacco and gun industry playbooks. Michael Mann, a Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science at Penn State University, reveals … Read more

The 4 Priorities of Congressional Candidate Kirsten Engel

State Senator Kirsten Engel outlined her four priorities for US Congress at the May 31, 2021 meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. “What do I see as my priorities? What am I going to work on in Congress? I would say there are four top priorities. “My top priority is building an economy that works … Read more

Activist Kevin Dahl, Candidate for City Council, on Protecting our National Parks and Environment

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In Her Own Words: Kamala Harris Rallies Tucson for Joe Biden

Kamala Harris For the People

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Educator and Community Stalwart Rex Scott is Running for Pima Supervisor, District 1

Rex Scott has been part of the Pima County Community since 1991. A teacher, assistant principal, and principal in the local area,  Scott, who also served as a City Council Member when he lived in Athens, Ohio, wants to take this professional experience and utilize it as the next District One Pima County Board Supervisor. … Read more