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Mobilizing to Defeat Climate Change

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September 20, 2016: 6:30PM to 9:00PM
SVA Theatre: 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011 map
To Attend:

unnamed (3)Join the New Republic, Riverkeeper and three of our nation’s leading environmental activists, Bill McKibben, Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr., and Elizabeth Yeampierre for a critical public conversation on climate change, its social, political, and biological impact and what can be done now to arrest, and where possible reverse, its deadly progress.

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Date: September 20, 2016
Time: 6:30 doors open
Place: SVA Theatre: 333 W 23rd St, New York, NY 10011

Writer and organizer Bill McKibben, Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr., nationally-known environmental campaigner and President of the Hip Hop Caucus and Elizabeth Yeampierre, respected environmental justice attorney and Executive Director of Uprose will explore the latest strategies to combat climate change in conversation with New Republic Editor Eric Bates.

Topics will include:

How can the United States most effectively mobilize to halt global warming. What is needed to make it happen? What are the primary obstacles? How can we overcome them
Mobilization as a socially transformative process—the social and economic benefits
Climate Justice: How do we focus attention on the front-line communities most affected? And how do we involve those communities in the process?
There will be an audience Q&A session—please come prepared with your pressing questions!

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