2023 Avocado Impact Report
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How Climate Change Makes Lead and Toxin Exposure Worse

Drought and extreme weather events caused by climate change are releasing lead and toxins in our soil into the air and environment — and minority and low-income communities are being disproportionately impacted.

How Environmental Racism Makes Urban Heat Islands Worse

As a result of environmental racism and policies like redlining, urban heat islands disproportionally affect low-income, non-white city neighborhoods. The daily temperature may seem like a mundane and immovable part of our daily lives, but in many cases, it’s affected by circumstances that are within our control. In fact, temperature can vary greatly from place […]

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