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Voces Verdes Awaits President Obama's Announcement on Climate Change
Voces Verdes Awaits President Obama's Announcement on Climate Change
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Linda Escalante: 310-663-2246, vocesverdesmedia@gmail.com Latinos Ready to Work with President Obama to Fight Climate Change 86 percent of Latinos support President Obama taking action to limit carbon pollution Washington (June 22, 2013) -- The following is a statement from Adrianna Quintero, founder of Voces Verdes, in response to President Obama's video statement that he will announce plans to tackle climate change next Tuesday. “An overwhelming 86 percent of Latinos in the US support President Obama taking action to limit the pollution that causes climate change so we eagerly await the President’s plan. Millions of Hispanics will suffer some of the worst health impacts if climate change remains unchecked; and building a clean energy economy will mean more and better jobs. We stand ready to work with the President to fight climate change.” ### Voces Verdes is the independent, non-partisan voice of Latino leaders for the environment. We are an coalition of Latino business, health and community leaders who advocate for sound policy and recognize the importance of balancing economic growth, environmental protection and prosperity. www.vocesverdes.org
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