Tag Archives: environmental justice

Latino Communities Want to Take Action on Climate Change

Latino leaders gathered in Washington, D.C. recently for the National Latino Climate Leadership Forum to discuss how to best tackle environmental issues impacting Latinos.   As I’ve mentioned in my previous posts, low-income communities of color have been most negatively affected by climate change and environmental racism. Bringing Latino leaders into the conversation is a […]

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The Link Between the Zika Virus and Climate Justice

As carbon emissions cause global temperatures to rise, health professionals have noticed a spread in mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile Virus. In northern parts of the United States, cool weather has traditionally caused mosquito activity to stop during the winter months. But as winters grow warmer, these natural barriers are going away.   Now, a […]

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Higher Ed Can Lead Climate Solutions

Last month, Clark Atlanta University president Dr. Carlton E. Brown met with other higher education leaders to launch Solution Generation, one component of our MomentUs initiative. Solution Generation provides a strong network, insightful research, and a variety of resources to help educators engage their students and communities in climate-change solutions. Dr. Brown sits on the […]

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