Edith de Guzman

Researcher, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, UCLA; Los Angeles Urban Cooling Collaborative

Researcher at the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA and Los Angeles Urban Cooling Collaborative

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Redlining and other forms of discrimination have turned LA’s Black and Brown neighborhoods into “urban heat islands” that are especially vulnerable to climate change.

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Redlining and other forms of discrimination have turned LA’s Black and Brown neighborhoods into “urban heat islands” that are especially vulnerable to climate change.

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