The development and influence of the climate strike movement has led to the tokenization and tolerance of young people. After growing up through 9/11, the 2008 recession, mass shootings, Trump era politics, COVID-19, and more Generation Z has a radical mindset about solutions and are burning out due to a lack of change. Climate activist Jerome Foster II speaks to Rev Yearwood about imposter syndrome, fossil fuels as a threat to national security, and the White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WEJAC).
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