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Essential workers under threat from extreme heat and wildfire; new report illuminates breakthrough protective measures

Essential workers under threat from extreme heat and wildfire; new report illuminates breakthrough protective measures Climate Resolve releases Exhausted! Workers Confront Extreme Heat and Wildfire Smoke in California, with key recommendations to protect California’s most vulnerable workers from the impacts of extreme heat and wildfire smoke Los Angeles – During the COVID-19 pandemic, essential workers […]

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Commerce Moving Forward – Safe, Comfortable and Convenient Mobility Options for the City of Commerce

The city of Commerce, California currently lacks active and clean transportation options, and has historically been dominated by industrial land uses, freight traffic, and freeways. In 2020, Climate Resolve’s Ready for Tomorrow free grant writing assistance program helped the city win a first of its kind, $3.2 million, multi-year Sustainable Transportation Equity Project (STEP) grant […]

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Workers Are Overheated And Undervalued

From farm workers harvesting broccoli in the Coachella Valley to warehouse workers laboring without air conditioning, California’s workers share the common threat of extreme heat.  With increasing frequency, workers are facing heat-related injuries. Just one-year ago, when COVID-19 was raging, there was an enormous appreciation of essential work. With the pandemic abating, the spotlight has […]

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Climate Resolve Announces Honorees for 9th Annual Coolest in LA Gala

LOS ANGELES (March 3, 2022) — Climate Resolve will be hosting its 9th Annual Coolest in LA gala on Thursday, March 3, 2022, from 6:00pm-9:00pm, at the Banc of California Stadium, a LEED Silver certified building located within walking distance of the LA Expo line. In Coolest in LA, Climate Resolve sets out to celebrate […]

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The Truth About Artificial Grass

By Jonathan Parfrey – I hate artificial grass. First, artificial grass is made from petroleum and old tires – think of all the wicked chemicals and greenhouse gas emissions associated with manufacturing those products. Bad for our climate. Second, there are health concerns. […]

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An Open Letter: Our COVID Crisis

At Climate Resolve, we set out every single day to combat the catastrophic impacts of the climate crisis. However, it’s not lost on us that humanity is facing a more immediate, all-consuming disaster: the COVID-19 pandemic. After a spring and summer of renewed hope, recent weeks have seen the pandemic take a turn for the […]

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A Tale of Two Jurisdictions

Los Angeles County did it right. The City of Los Angeles botched it. What is “it”? The story starts in 2015 when Governor Brown signed SB 379, a brilliant bill by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson that tasks California’s municipalities to start preparing for climate change – preparation that begins with an update to each city’s local […]

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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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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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