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Press Release: Centennial at Tejon Ranch is setting new standards for fire safe, sustainable, affordable master planned communities in California

In a major new agreement, the master planned community of Centennial, which has already committed to include 18% affordable housing units, will now achieve a net zero carbon project status that exceeds California’s climate goals; and include new wildfire resilience measures to significantly enhance safety both in and outside the community.

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Garden-Grove

Climate Action Heats Up, Garden Grove Cools Down

It was another smoldering day in Southern California in 2014, when our Climate Smart Schools team started to conduct energy audits for the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD). Thermometers read 100°F in the classrooms. The elementary school kids were putting their heads down on their desks to try to cool off. Teachers walked along […]

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Local Justice, Global Stage | Bus Shelter Edition

Greetings from Glasgow, site of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. I’m here, representing Climate Resolve, at the invitation of the UK government. Our bus shelter project is getting featured. We’re one of twelve finalists from around the globe that will take the stage at the Climate Challenge Cup Innovation Showcase and Award Ceremony […]

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Press Release: Community-Driven Climate Justice Project to Get Showcased on the Global Stage at COP26 Glasgow

The ‘Heat Equity Analysis for Bus Shelter Provision’ project, spearheaded by Climate Resolve in partnership with public agencies StreetsLA and Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, community groups Pacoima Beautiful and Slate-Z, and research institution NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, is one of 12 finalists to be showcased at the Climate Challenge Cup at COP26 in Glasgow on November 10, 2021."

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Climate Crossroads: Alex Contreras, Founder, Happy Cities Coalition

Climate Crossroads aims to highlight the intersection of climate change with other social issues in Los Angeles like homelessness, anti-displacement, labor rights, high rents, community development, and more. Through sharing these stories we hope to further Climate Resolve’s goal of centering people affected by climate change and promote positive work being done to inspire hope […]

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Climate Crossroads: Aria Lee Cataño, Co-Founder, Executive Director, Water Drop LA

Climate Crossroads aims to highlight the intersection of climate change with other social issues in Los Angeles like homelessness, displacement, labor rights, high rents, community development and more. Through sharing these stories we hope to further Climate Resolve’s goal of centering people affected by climate change, and promote positive work being done to inspire hope […]

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Climate Crossroads: Tafarai Bayne, Chief Strategist, CicLAvia

Climate Crossroads aims to highlight the intersection of climate change with other social issues in Los Angeles like homelessness, displacement, labor rights, high rents, community development and more. Through sharing these stories we hope to further Climate Resolve’s goal of centering people affected by climate change, and promote positive work being done to inspire hope […]

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Intern Spotlight: Makena Cioni

Tell us about your background: I’m born and raised in LA in a Japanese-American-Italian household. I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t in love with the outdoors, from weekend camping trips to hiking in the Santa Monica Mountains, to being the kid who played with bugs on the schoolyard. Currently, I’m entering my second […]

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Climate in the Latino Mind

“Being able to tell the story of climate change in so many different languages is the important next step; engaging with latinos and people of color in an integrated way that connects our environment with transit, affordable housing, and immigration.”

Natalie Hernandez, our Climate Planning and Resilience Manager, recently shared how her personal experiences in the latino community shape her work in climate with the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication. Improving quality of life is at the core of Climate Resolve’s mission to make climate change relevant across LA‘s diverse communities.

Your Climate Story

Stories are a powerful way to inspire others and create change. Are you tackling climate change in your own personal way? How has climate change affected you, your family, your friends, or your community?

Share your story of how climate change is impacting your quality of life in Los Angeles. We’d love to hear from you.

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