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The Color of Climate

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This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from Future Human exploring how climate change and other environmental issues uniquely impact the future of communities of color.

On Monday, the Kern County Board of Supervisors in California voted to approve an ordinance that will allow fast-track permitting of tens…

The Color of Climate

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This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from Future Human exploring how climate change and other environmental issues uniquely impact the future of communities of color.

As historically large wildfires raged up and down the United States West Coast in 2020, people incarcerated in jails and prisons in…

The Color of Climate

Deforestation in the Upper Guinean Forest caused by slash-and-burn agriculture. Photo: USGS

This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from Future Human exploring how climate change and other environmental issues uniquely impact the future of communities of color.

The Upper Guinean Forest was once a lush tropical ecosystem that spanned 103 million acres along the southern border of six West…

The Color of Climate

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris walk on stage wearing masks.
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This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from Future Human exploring how climate change and other environmental issues uniquely impact the future of communities of color.

At the last presidential debate in October, NBC news anchor and debate moderator Kristen Welker asked Donald Trump and Joe Biden a…

THE COLOR OF CLIMATE

Healthcare workers push a patient into a less intensive unit from the Covid-19 Unit at Houston United Memorial Medical Center
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This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from Future Human exploring how climate change and other environmental issues uniquely impact the future of communities of color.

Over 48,000 people have died of the novel coronavirus in Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas — the five states that make…

The Color of Climate

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This is The Color of Climate, a weekly column from OneZero exploring how climate change and other environmental issues uniquely impact the future of communities of color.

On a recent Tuesday evening in August, trans disability activist Quinn Jasmine Redwoods drove into Oakland to buy 12,000 KN95 respirator masks.

Redwoods…

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