Download report: Climate
Change in California: Health Equity and Economic Impacts
Research commissioned by the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
examines how global warming and climate policy affect African
Americans. We predicted that African Americans would suffer
a disproportionate burden from increased frequency and severity
of tropical storms a year before Katrina. Our report demonstrates
how policies that are best for African Americans are also
best for the nation.
Americans and Climate Change: An Unequal Burden (PDF)
We are currently analyzing the impact of climate change on the Latino community. For information on this project, contact Andrew Hoerner, Director, Sustainable Economics Program.
Working on behalf of the American Association of Blacks in Energy, Redefining Progress examined a wide range of issues impacting African American personal and financial health relating to energy, environmental, and economic policy.
Economics, and the Environment: Effects on African Americans
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