Climate Change Ravaging Livestock Across the Caribbean

Governments can play a crucial role in supporting livestock farmers and safeguarding the agricultural sector against the adverse effects of climate change.

  • Jun 14, 2023
  • 4:49 PM

How Will Puerto Rico’s Private Energy System Deal With Climate Change?

With rising temperatures and the increasing threat of tropical storms due to climate change menacing Puerto Rico, many fear the islands’ access to electrical power will only worsen under privatization.

  • May 11, 2023
  • 3:11 PM

How Climate Change Impacts Indigenous Mental Health

The profound Indigenous connection to nature has existed for centuries, including the dread and depression caused by environmental changes. Climate change harms Native people’s sensitive relationships to plants, water, animals, and land and threatens their way of life, including learned skills, customs, and traditions.

  • Jun 30, 2022
  • 11:34 AM

‘We Need to Be Resilient’: Puerto Rico Farmers Facing Climate Change

Puerto Rico is five times more likely to be struck by extreme rainfall today than it was decades ago. Given that the archipelago is uniquely susceptible to flooding and its location on the eastern edge of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico is one of the most vulnerable places in the world to the effects of climate change.

  • Mar 22, 2022
  • 12:31 PM

OPINION: Fighting Against Climate Change Is Advocating for Our Kids’ Future

What can I do to keep my children safe and healthy? What can I do to protect them?

  • May 14, 2021
  • 12:54 PM

Waking Up the ‘Sleeping Giant’ Starts With Climate Change (OPINION)

A poll conducted by Climate Power 2020 in July showed that an overwhelming 77 percent of Latino voters support a message of bold climate action to fight the climate crisis.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 11:45 AM

Tucson’s First Latina Mayor Hopes to Tackle Climate Change, Issue Municipal IDs

Romero’s “people-powered movement” proved successful.

  • Nov 19, 2019
  • 10:40 AM

Peru’s Ancient Water Systems Can Help Protect Communities From Shortages Caused by Climate Change

An ancient dam in the Cordillera Negra. (Photo by Kevin Lane/Author provided)

  • Oct 31, 2019
  • 5:04 PM

In Restored Forests, Hope for World Beset by Climate Change

MADRE DE DIOS, Peru (AP) — Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower.

  • Oct 1, 2019
  • 4:04 PM

Young Protesters Around Globe Demand Climate Change Action

BERLIN (AP) — From Canberra to Kabul and Cape Town to Berlin and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of young people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.

  • Sep 20, 2019
  • 12:00 PM

How Climate Change Is Driving Emigration From Central America

Clouds of dust rose behind the wheels of the pickup truck as we hurtled over the back road in Palo Verde, El Salvador.

  • Sep 7, 2019
  • 1:05 PM

Climate Change, Poverty and Human Rights: An Emergency Without Precedent

The scale of this climate emergency very much depends on the level of effort the global community puts into mitigation.

  • Sep 5, 2019
  • 3:11 PM

Misreading the Story of Climate Change and the Maya

While Earth has not been this warm in human history, we can learn about coping with climate change by looking to the Classic Maya civilization.

  • May 20, 2019
  • 1:48 PM

Latino Voters Want Congress to Pass Climate Change Legislation

“Over 78 percent of Latinos have personally experienced the effects of climate change in their state.”

  • Nov 10, 2018
  • 3:09 PM

Trump Politics Get in the Way of US Virgin Islands’ Climate Change Preparedness

After two potent hurricanes struck the unincorporated territory, climate fears take on new urgency.

  • Apr 19, 2018
  • 1:31 PM

Charcoal, the Shameful Business That Generates Millions of Dollars in Haiti and Accelerates Climate Change

Haiti’s largest industry is ghostly. The charcoal business generated $300 million in 2012, according to the Office of Mines and Energy.

  • Apr 18, 2018
  • 10:44 AM

Puerto Rico Far From Having Plan to Face Climate Change

Thirteen years later, not much has happened.

  • Apr 17, 2018
  • 7:51 AM

Gunas, the Ethnic Group Cornered by Climate Change

In Panama, the Guna ethnic group, which resides in the Caribbean’s Guna Yala archipelago, will be the first indigenous community in Latin America to be relocated due to climate change.

  • Apr 12, 2018
  • 9:05 AM

Hurricanes Expose Governments’ Decades of Negligence in Caribbean Climate Change Preparedness

Climate change is not only eroding islands, but also actively destroying community life and economic activity in plain sight with little to no governmental action to protect citizens.

  • Apr 10, 2018
  • 6:00 AM

Why Latin America Worries about Climate Change (INFOGRAPHIC)

This fascinating infographic shows the vulnerability to climate change of American states and the level of environmental concern in each country.

  • Dec 5, 2015
  • 10:33 AM

Group Inspires Latinos to Enjoy Outdoors, Protect Green Spaces

During Latino Conservation Week, which ended Sunday, July 23, the organization Latino Outdoors held a series of events aimed at encouraging communities to get outside and preserve natural areas.

  • Jul 26, 2023
  • 5:42 PM

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