Stories by Rachel Morello-Frosch

 Rachel Morello-Frosch is an associate professor at the School of Public Health and the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management at the University of California, Berkeley.  Her research examines the disparate health impacts of environmental hazards and climate change on communities of color and the poor.  subscribe to Rachel Morello-Frosch 's feed

Posted on: Oct 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Richmond, California is working on a just transition from the dirty industries that dominate the community, to cleaner and greener sources of energy.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How one group aims to increase public transportation especially for those most in need.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In some neighborhoods, home gardens are a way to improve food security, environmental responsibility and community engagement one plot at a time.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

California’s communities of color are implementing effective climate change responses that address social equity concerns while also building political momentum that can catalyze broader policy change.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Oakland, California's Urban Releaf provides job training and education for local youth, and creates a healthier community.