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Articles by Ngoc Nguyen

Ethnic Voters Want Environmental Protections, But Do Their Lawmakers?

Ethnic minorities in California strongly favor environmental protections, yet their elected representatives haven't displayed the same values.
categories Green NewsPolitics

Q&A: Miya Yoshitani On California's Clean Energy Future

The executive director of Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) spoke to NAM about the nexus of environmental and economic justice.
categories Green NewsJustice

Could California Get a New Crop of Green Republicans?

An environmental scorecard released last week shows that scores for California Republicans have improved dramatically.
categories Green NewsPolitics

Vietnamese Americans, Exposed to Agent Orange, Suffer in Silence

Vietnamese Americans have not demanded redress for harm caused by herbicides, despite suffering from higher rates of cancers tied to Agent Orange exposure.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Q&A: Hyper-segregated Cities at Greater Risk of Heat Island Effect

A new study highlights the vulnerability of heat-related dangers for communities in segregated cities.
categories Green NewsPublic Safety

'The Talk' — How to Tell Your 8-Year-Old About Climate Change

For parents working on issues related to climate change, informing their kids about the possible dangers is not an easy conversation.
categories Green NewsYouth

In May Revise, Gov. Brown Raids Fund to Tackle Climate Change

Gov. Jerry Brown proposed Tuesday to divert money from the state's cap-and-trade program, money intended for local communities, to the general fund.
categories Green NewsPolitics

Climate Movement Overlooks People Who Live Near Tar Sands Refineries

Tens of thousands of people marched Sunday in what could be the biggest climate change action protest in U.S. history.
categories BusinessGreen NewsNeighborhoods

Increasingly, New Face of Asian American Electorate is a Democrat

More Asian Americans are voting Democrat, and that shift played a pivotal role in determining the outcome of Tuesday's election.
categories ProfilesRace/Ethnic Relations

Latinos a 'Core Conservation Community,' Poll Finds

A new poll shows California Latinos strongly back environmental measures, though more data is needed on the regional level.
categories Green NewsPoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations
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