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Lessons on Climate Change and Poverty From the California Drought

Description
Examines the impact of California's droughts on vulnerable populations, including low-income, agricultural communities and Native American populations. Discusses drought-related health conditions and the drought's impact on food security, especially for agricultural workers. Offers recommendations to address the uneven impact of climate change, including emergency money for small and rural communities affected by the drought.
Author(s)
Wendy Ortiz
Date
08/2015
Type
Document
Organization
Center for American Progress
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Emergency preparedness and response · Environmental health · Farmers and farmworkers · Food security and nutrition · Poverty · California