Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., president and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus, is a minister, community activist and one of the most influential people in Hip Hop political life.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
In Remembrance of Katrina, Why We Must Fight for Climate Justice
Do you remember where you were 10 years ago? For many of us, we were glued to the television. We watched in horror as Hurricane Katrina surged to a Category 5 hurricane as it raced across the Gulf of Mexico, wondering when it would touch U.S. ground and fearing the worst. Hitting the Gulf coast on...
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Friday, July 03, 2015
America’s Zero Emissions Imperative
Last fall, we wrote an article explaining why zero has become the most important number for humanity. Since that time, zero emissions has been embraced as an idea that’s time has come by nearly 120 countries , leading European companies, high-profile CEOs, two Pontifical Academies, climate...
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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
How We Reach Critical Mass to Stop Climate Chaos
This upcoming weekend at the University of the District of Columbia Law School, Bill McKibben , Dr. Michael Dorsey, Lester Brown , Professor Mark Jacobson, Mustafa Ali from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Professor Phillip Harvey, Barbara Arnwine, Rev. Rodney Sadler, Jay Nightwolf,...
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Saturday, September 06, 2014
A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement
“ Zero emissions is an ambitious but achievable goal. ” —UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Zero has become the most important number for humanity. Why? Any chance of stabilizing the climate hinges on transitioning to zero greenhouse gas emissions as quickly as humanly possible. Simply slowing the...
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