February Newsletter

February Newsletter

Black History and Environmental Justice are Inextricably Linked Dr. Bob Bullard, known as “the father of environmental justice”, has been sounding the alarm about environmental racism for decades with his groundbreaking research and data. He was the first to delve...
January Newsletter

January Newsletter

We are fortunate that CEMO is continuing its growth and building capacity in 2024. New CEMO staff additions include a Commission Executive Assistant joining mid-January to support the coordination of our Climate Emergency Mobilization Commission (CEMC) meetings, and...
December Newsletter

December Newsletter

Winter is a time to reflect on the work behind us, the climate justice work ahead of us, and the ever-increasing impacts of extreme heat on the City and beyond. CEMO had many firsts this calendar year, most of which are below in the CEMO 2023 Year in Review section....
November Newsletter

November Newsletter

We all want climate action and solutions, yet most Climate Action Plans (CAPs) are not bringing the results needed to counter the climate crisis. The City of Los Angeles is currently considering how to create an actionable CAP that would bring results, accountability,...
October Newsletter

October Newsletter

Climate Week in New York City was a whirlwind of dialogue and meetings with leaders from all over the world! Chief Segura was fortunate to meet with some of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Conference of the Parties (COP) Chairs from cities in...
August Newsletter

August Newsletter

From the recent tropical storm, devastating wildfires in Maui, and FEMA’s disaster funding shortage, we know that we are not prepared for the unexpected. Extreme heat and adverse weather events are expected to be more frequent and increasingly worse. There are obvious...