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Six Steps to Voting During COVID-19

Is this the most important election of our lifetimes? When it comes to climate change, and the changes we need to implement with alacrity, the November 3 election is unquestionably mega-important. Here are the basics for Los Angeles County voters: BALLOTS WILL SOON BE ARRIVING AT YOUR HOME. Due to COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered vote-by-mail ballots to be […]

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Intern Spotlight: Saman Salahuddin & Zackary Zeilman

Climate Resolve offers numerous year-round internship opportunities to students interested in climate change, sustainability, public policy, advocacy, and community outreach. We’d like to introduce you to them, their work with us, and how they’ve helped make Los Angeles a stronger and more sustainable city in the face of climate change. Saman Salahuddin Background: I am […]

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We Are Not Powerless Against Heat Waves

Written by Jonathan Parfrey for the August 2020 Climate Resolve Newsletter. This latest heatwave in Los Angeles should have a name. We name hurricanes and wildfires. Why not heat waves? If we gave heatwaves names, it’d help us remember this current weather disaster—and perhaps accelerate us into taking action to curtail the heat problem. We’re not in […]

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Intern Spotlight: Denise Aparicio & Estela Montiel

Climate Resolve offers numerous year-round internship opportunities to students interested in climate change, sustainability, public policy, advocacy, and community outreach. We’d like to introduce you to them, their work with us, and how they’ve helped make Los Angeles a stronger and more sustainable city in the face of climate change. When Climate Resolve’s Natalie Hernandez […]

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Black lives matter.

To say we are living through unprecedented times is inaccurate. Calls for social justice and governmental accountability are certainly coming into focus, yet this is nothing new. Centuries of racism—especially the wrongful treatment of black men and women—have been a shameful aspect of American culture since its beginnings. Climate Resolve stands with the Black Lives […]

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Addressing Transit Access and Heat in Canoga Park

Over the last several months, Climate Resolve has worked with the community of Canoga Park on implementing new street designs they would like to see around the Metro Orange Line Station at Sherman Way. The project aims to address a number of concerns: improving biking and walking safety, capturing and managing water, reducing heat and its impacts, […]

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Travel Log by Bryn: Global Solutions for Local Problems (Part IV)

Travel Log by Bryn: Part IV 7: Tokyo Cool Pavement Flashback to geography class: there are 360 lines of longitude around the world going east to west, or vice versa. So far on this trip, we traveled eastward through the Middle East to get to India, meaning that we’d traveled through over 190 lines of […]

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Travel Log by Bryn: Global Solutions for Local Problems (Part II)

Travel Log by Bryn: Part II 4: Some Top Take-Aways from the IC2UHI Conference The three-day International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands (IC2UHI) was a forum for researchers to share their latest approaches at understanding how different strategies can protect people from the harms of urban heat. Some of the plenary sessions focused […]

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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.

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