A “grand” Twitter party with the 2014 @American_Latino Expedition adventurers

Posted by on Sep 8, 2014 in Environment, General

A “grand” Twitter party with the 2014 @American_Latino Expedition adventurers

GritoBlast! — The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, will hold a Twitter party with the eight individuals selected for this year’s 2014 @American_Latino Expedition to Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Throughout their trip, the group blogged their adventures. The Twitter party is scheduled for September 9 at 6pm MT from Grand Teton National Park; hashtag #ALEx14. The 2014 @American_Latino Expedition participants are: Daily...

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LCV Announces Latino Clean Power Campaigns in Arizona & New Mexico — New Poll Finds Latinos Want Clean Electricity and Less Pollution

Posted by on Aug 2, 2014 in Environment

LCV Announces Latino Clean Power Campaigns in Arizona & New Mexico — New Poll Finds Latinos Want Clean Electricity and Less Pollution

GritoBlast! — The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) announced the launch of new grassroots campaigns in Arizona and New Mexico to increase clean electricity from local utilities. The campaigns, organized by LCV’s Latino Outreach Program, will mobilize Hispanics in both states to ensure their voices are heard by their utilities and state energy regulators. The programs come at a time when both states are struggling under the weight of their polluting power plants and their...

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Green for All Poll: Communities of Color View Climate Change As Imminent Threat

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Environment

Green for All Poll: Communities of Color View Climate Change As Imminent Threat

GritoBlast! — JULY 28 — Green For All (GFA) released the results of a first of its kind national poll on the state of climate change among communities of color. According to the poll, 75 percent of minority voters pay attention to new information on climate change and 68 percent feel it is an issue we need to be worried about right now, not something we can put off into the future. Minority voters not only care about climate change, but support climate action: 75 percent...

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