Manuel Pastor

State of Resistance: California in the Age of Trump

For the past two decades, California has been on the cutting edge of social and economic change in America. Now, with Donald Trump about to enter the Oval Office, the Golden State is poised to take on a new role: leader of the anti-Trump resistance.

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Richmond: Looking to a New, Greener Future

Editor's Note: This is part of series, Facing the Climate Gap, which looks at grassroots efforts in California low-income communities of color to address climate change and promote climate justice.

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Karuk Tribe: Learning from the First Californians for the Next California

Editor's Note: This is part of series, Facing the Climate Gap, which looks at grassroots efforts in California low-income communities of color to address climate change and promote climate justice.

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Transit Justice: Providing Service and Shipping Out Greenhouse Gases

Editor's Note: This is part of series, Facing the Climate Gap, which looks at grassroots efforts in California low-income communities of color to address climate change and promote climate justice.

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Communities Take Food Justice Into Their Own Hands, One Plot at a Time

Editor's Note: This is part of series, Facing the Climate Gap, which looks at grassroots efforts in California low-income communities of color to address climate change and promote climate justice. You can read the whole series here.

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Urban Releaf: How One Community Group Is Saving Urban Neighborhoods and Creating Jobs

Editor's Note: This is part of series, Facing the Climate Gap, which looks at grassroots efforts in California low-income communities of color to address climate change and promote climate justice. 

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Facing the Climate Gap: How Low-Income Communities of Color Are Leading the Charge on Climate Solutions

Editor's Note: This is the introduction to a week-long series of profiles from some of California's most hard-pressed communities who are turning the tide on climate change with community-based organizations. Read the first profile here and the entire series here.

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The Best Reason for You to Ditch Fossil Fuel? Start with the Air You're Breathing

There is good news and bad news about the clean energy transition. The good news is that half the new electric generating capacity installed worldwide in 2008-2010 was renewable. The bad news is that half wasn’t.

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