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New Research: Latino Climate Messaging Report and Webinar

Climate change is not a new issue for Latinos. More than 60 percent of U.S. Latinos live in the states most affected by air pollution, high temperatures, flooding, and other climate impacts, making them disproportionately vulnerable to health and economic risks. As a result, Latinos – especially Spanish-speaking Latinos – are aware of and support […]

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Now Available: Findings Report from National Latino Climate Leadership Forum

On June 17, 2016, more than 75 Latino leaders from all backgrounds—including faith, health, business, education, community, government, and environment—gathered in Washington, D.C., for the National Latino Climate Leadership Forum. Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing Latinos today, and with their voting population poised to be game-changers in the 2016 elections […]

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How the Pope’s Climate Message Is Inspiring Los Angeles Latinos to Take Action

Pope Francis’ encyclical about climate change resonated with people of every religion and ethnic background – but it may have made a particularly strong impression on Latinos. Not only are many Latinos devout Catholics, but Latino populations also tend to be more vulnerable to climate change. As this Yes! Magazine article reports, pollution disproportionately impacts […]

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