Not everyone is experiencing climate change in the same way.
Environmental racism has long affected Black and Brown communities in the United States, yet Latino people are often left out of the conversation around climate change. This is especially problematic given 71 percent of Latinos say their community has been directly impacted by climate change, or the subsequent environmental disasters.
Data compiled by The Hill showcases a systemic inequality facing Latino communities as climate change alters the global landscape. Latino people are more likely to live in areas at risk of floods, as well as twice as likely to live in places affected by wildfires.
Despite being in the areas hit hardest by extreme weather, Black and Latino communities disproportionately receive less aid. They also report the highest amount of people who are uninsured.
Though it's not just environmental disasters that impact communities, as the majority face challenges brought by...
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