Anthony Rogers-Wright

Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright is US Coordinator with The Leap. He has presented the case for climate justice, environmental justice, and climate change action at universities nation- and worldwide and written on the subjects for various publications. Anthony was named one of Grist's "50 People You'll Be Talking About in 2016." His most important client is his 20 month old son, Zahir Cielo, and he currently resides in Seattle, WA.

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Sunday, June 04, 2017
After Paris Withdrawal, Local Resistance is Fertile
Paris is also known as the City of Light. And with his decision yesterday to exit the Paris climate accord, Donald Trump’s diplomatic dereliction has put a shimmering spotlight on how to address the climate emergency: start at the local level. While the 2015 signing of the deal was a cause for...
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Thursday, December 22, 2016
Black Snake Bleeding Out: How DAPL Is Duping Investors
The Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) is yet another violent variable in the equation of environmental racism that plagues the United States, and the world—to the peril of Indigenous and low-wealth communities of color everywhere. " The financial implications of this decision are both far reaching and...
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Saturday, July 02, 2016
Climate Change’s Iniquitous Transmission of Urgency: The Gulf South
The “South” is not Just a Preposition, It’s Also a Condition The “South,” both as a global region and within industrialized countries, is where the people most vulnerable to climate catastrophe are located. It is here that we find the highest concentration of fossil fuel sacrifice zones, home to...
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