Poll: Most Latino Voters Favor Strong Environmental Protections

Poll: Most Latino Voters Favor Strong Environmental Protections

NewsTaco December 27, 2016

*The environment and climate change are going to be important battlegrounds for the next four years. Already, climate deniers are circulating “polls” that say a majority of people believe changes […]

Latinos Are Especially Hard-hit by Climate Change

NewsTaco October 14, 2016

*A majority of Latinos live in California, Texas, Florida and New York, which are the most affected by extreme heat, air pollution, and flooding. And 9 in 10 Latinos want climate action […]

Latinos in America Are Far More Likely Than the Average Citizen to Breathe Polluted Air

NewsTaco October 6, 2016

*This is a top issue for U.S. Latinos – 1.8 million Latinos live within a half-mile of oil and gas facilities. But there’s been no mention of it from the […]

REPORT: EPA is Failing to Protect Low-Income Communities of Color

NewsTaco September 29, 2016

*This is distressing. In 2008 4.7 million Latinos were diagnosed with asthma, most because of environmental causes. VL By Yessenia Funes, Colorlines (1.5 minute read) The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights released […]

Latino Leaders Stand Up for Clean Air

NewsTaco December 2, 2015

*According to the National Hispanic Medical Association “As of 2008, 4.7 million Hispanics had been diagnosed with asthma. In their lifetime, Latinos are three times more likely to die from […]

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth

NewsTaco May 19, 2015

By  Dr. Herny Flores, NewsTaco The horrible earthquakes that have recently ravaged Nepal have left me thinking about the strange situation of Texas.  What, you say do these two countries […]

Latinos Understand the Threat of Climate Change

NewsTaco May 9, 2014

*The closer you are to the direct effects of climate change, the more concerned you’ll be. Studies show that Latinos, and African-Americans, are on the front lines of pollution and […]