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Climate Change Hits Disadvantaged Hardest

Posted by on Wednesday, May 15 2013

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Low-income neighborhoods are more often exposed to poor environmental quality when compared to wealthier communities, and scientists are saying this gap will increase as climate change is more widely felt.

 
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