In the summer of 2018, Nexus Media took part in Freedom to Breathe, a cross-country tour that explored how climate change intersects with the racial, social and economic challenges that Americans face every day. We saw firsthand how fossil fuel pollution and extreme weather are damaging communities across the United States, and how ordinary people are organizing to combat the problem.

Farm workers, who must labor under the hot sun all day, are uniquely threatened by rising temperatures, so activists are working hard to protect them against worsening heat. Find out more in this video.

Nexus Media is a nonprofit climate change news service.