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E84. Optimism in Activism with Zanagee Artis from Zero Hour

Season 4

We had the pleasure of speaking with Zanagee Artis, the 21-year-old founder, co-executive director and policy director for the global, youth-led climate justice organization Zero Hour. Zanagee has been featured in a number of publications for his work on climate justice and climate policy, including The New York Times, Teen Vogue, and edie. Zanagee is also co-author of A Kids Book About Climate Change and co-host of 1 Point 5: A Kids Podcast About Climate Justice. 

We spoke to Zanagee about the intersectionality of climate justice and the many ways we can be involved in the climate movement. We also got to hear about an incredible trip coming up for Zanagee: in March of 2022, Zanagee will travel to Antarctica with the 2041 Project as an ambassador of the Global Choices Arctic Angels Network, to raise awareness about the importance of protecting polar ice.

Zanagee also invites US-based Hey Change Podcast listeners to join him in DC for the People vs Fossil Fuels Action October 11-15th. It’s an opportunity for us to put pressure on the Biden Administration to take action on climate change and to support youth-led climate action.

Learn more about Zanagee Artis:


Instagram: @nageeartis



Podcast Instagram: @heychange_podcast


Anne Therese:


Instagram: @annetheresegennari




Instagram: @robinxshaw

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