The Climate Gap: Coachella Valley Farmworkers on the frontlines of the climate crisis

Nomei Solórzano and her husband are agriculture workers in the Coachella Valley, a rift valley in the Colorado Desert, east of Los Angeles. Solórzano's husband immigrated to the United States from El Salvador as a teenager, and she decided to leave Mexico to follow her father's footsteps to work the fields in California. Both work from sunrise to sunset, barely scraping by, while raising three children.

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