"Indigenous Mexican people are people of the land, so my connection to the land and my roots has always been there."
Mesa offers up to $500 for homeowners who replace grass with xeriscape to save water and money.
The Central Arizona Water Conservation District board members oversee how Colorado River water is delivered through the Central Arizona Project.
Several nonprofit initiatives have popped up around the country that work to educate and engage residents about climate-fueled heat that disproportionately affects low-income neighborhoods of color.
The Inflation Reduction Act, which President Joe Biden signed on Aug. 16, is the country’s biggest investment in fighting climate change ever.
From 2030 to 2050, according to the WHO, 250,000 additional deaths are expected each year worldwide because of climate-driven health problems.
When the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA could not force power plants to move away from fossil fuels, advocates were worried—but in Arizona some of those concerns have been eased by a market-driven shift.
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