Rachel Morello-Frosch

Urban Noise Pollution Is Worst in Poor and Minority Neighborhoods and Segregated Cities

Most Americans think of cities as noisy places – but some parts of U.S. cities are much louder than others. Nationwide, neighborhoods with higher poverty rates and proportions of black, Hispanic and Asian residents have higher noise levels than other neighborhoods. In addition, in more racially segregated cities, living conditions are louder for everyone, regardless of their race or ethnicity.

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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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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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