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Activists cite rising heat deaths, pollution, fires in asking Phx to declare climate emergency

Climate activists and organizations are working to draw attention to specific reasons a climate emergency should be declared – citing a rise in heat related deaths, the increasing severity of wildfires and air pollution, and the increased focus on commercial and residential development as some of the reasons.... Read more»

Climate Strike activists call for Phoenix, cities around the world, to declare emergency

Protesters, as part of a global "Climate Strike," demand Phoenix update its 12-year-old climate-change plan, continuing the #FridaysforFuture climate strikes inspired by Greta Thunberg, who has reached international recognition since she demanded action before Sweden’s parliament at age 15.... Read more»

Photos: Climate Strike protest in Tucson

As world leaders gathered in New York City for the United Nation's annual climate conference, more than 150 people went to Jacome Plaza in downtown Tucson Friday afternoon as part of the Arizona Youth Climate Strike. ... Read more»