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Taking the Heat off Marginalized Communities: Disparities in Extreme Heat

California’s metro areas have greater temperature disparities between their poorest and wealthiest neighborhoods than any other state in the southwestern U.S., as a result of historic racist redlining and decades of community disinvestment.

Alan Kwok
Director, Climate and Disaster Resilience Philanthropy CA
Katie Oran
Climate & Disaster Reslience Fellow NCG