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When Your Personal, Private Choices Enrage Others

Why do perfect strangers react to some of our most personal choices with anger and attempts to stigmatize us for them? "Otherhood" author Melanie Notkin, historian Elaine Tyler May, environmentalist Bill McKibben, "Childless by Choice" project director Laura S. Scott, and I share our thoughts about the matter.

Bill McKibben: Scientists can’t save us

The celebrated author on the primary obstacle to action on climate change and the urgent need for a mass movement

SkyMall Remembered

Mourning the wacky in-flight catalog that prompted Bill McKibben to write, "We’ve officially run out not only of things we need, but even of things we might plausibly desire.”

The Showdown Over Keystone, Ctd

A reader writes: Bill McKibben’s comments that somehow carbon is staying in the ground if Keystone XL is not constructed is nonsensical. You see, there is this cool invention called “Trains” that have scores of large containers that hold bitumen and oil. Does he think the oil companies have never heard of them? That they […]

The Showdown Over Keystone

Obama has promised to veto the Keystone bill making its way through Congress. Bill McKibben savors this victory: It’s not as if we’re winning the climate fight – the planet’s temperature keeps rising. But we’re not losing it the way we used to. If the president sticks to his word, this will be the first […]

High Recommendations

I was welcomed to Cartagena by a picture of Sherrod Brown and his cute dog reading the advance copy of my book. He is writing a blurb, as is Bill McKibben, Aviva Chomsky, James Loewen, Kalpona Akter and even more awesome activists and scholars. You should preorder it.

Green Design Predictions for 2015

Bill McKibben Environmentalist, Green Journalist, President and Co-Founder of 350.org 2014 was the hottest year we've ever recorded on our home planet. Which means 2015 will have to be the hottest political year ever. We'll march in ever larger numbers,

‘Weepy’ Bill McKibben steps down as Chairman of 350.org

Eric Worrall writes: Weepy Bill McKibben has announced that he is stepping down from his position as chairman of 350.org According to The Guardian interview; “I’m stepping down as chair of the board at 350.org to become what we’re calling a ‘senior advisor’. I will stay on as an active member of the board, and…

Interview with Bill McKibben: 'When the History of This Time Is Written'

"When the history of this time is written, Shell will get more than a footnote," noted American author, turned climate activist Bill McKibben whilst speaking at the London School of Economics last week. Having just come from a climate...Show More Summary

People's Climate March and Conservatives: Should Naomi Klein and Bill McKibben Engage the Political Right?

On September 21, hundreds of thousands joined the People’s Climate March in New York. While the marchers were diverse, it was diversity among liberals and leftists. The anti-globalization, anti-corporate, anti-agribusiness, socialist, and labor activists were all there in large numbers, making a lot of noise. read more

Is Bill McKibben @350 a liar, idiot, or both?

This is the sort of stuff that just makes you want to scream. From Oil Sands Fact Check, comes this interview with Bill McKibben: http://oilsandsfactcheck.org/2014/09/25/video-the-truth-about-the-anti-keystone-xl-rockefeller-brothers-fund/...Show More Summary

What Will It Take to Save Humanity and the Planet?

7 months agoNews : Truthdig

Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges, activist Bill McKibben, journalist Naomi Klein, Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, Sen. Bernie Sanders and public radio talk show host Brian Lehrer spoke in a panel discussion the night before the People’s Climate March in New York City this month.

Climate Change, Superstorms and The Subway: Is New York City Prepared?

The New York City transit system received a huge influx of passengers for the People's Climate March, organized by 350.org, an environmental organization led by a group including author Bill McKibben. Over 400,000 people participated in what is being noted as the world's largest climate demonstration in history. Show More Summary

Climate Change, Superstorms and The Subway: Is New York City Prepared?

The New York City transit system received a huge influx of passengers for the People's Climate March, organized by 350.org, an environmental organization led by a group including author Bill McKibben. Over 400,000 people participated in what is being noted as the world's largest climate demonstration in history. Show More Summary

Climate Change, Superstorms and The Subway: Is New York City Prepared?

The New York City transit system received a huge influx of passengers for the People's Climate March, organized by 350.org, an environmental organization led by a group including author Bill McKibben. Over 400,000 people participated in what is being noted as the world's largest climate demonstration in history. Show More Summary

Climate Change, Superstorms and The Subway: Is New York City Prepared?

The New York City transit system received a huge influx of passengers for the People's Climate March, organized by 350.org, an environmental organization led by a group including author Bill McKibben. Over 400,000 people participated in what is being noted as the world's largest climate demonstration in history. Show More Summary

Not All Leaders Are Hopeful About the U.N. Climate Summit

Bill McKibben, environmentalist, founder of 350.org and the man behind the massive People's Climate March on Sept. 21, doesn't think much is going to come of the U.N. Climate Summit on Tuesday. Rather, he thinks it's part of testingShow More Summary

The World’s Biggest Climate March

Over 300,000 turned out for yesterday’s march: Bill McKibben isn’t holding his breath for an international climate deal: The collapse of the Copenhagen climate conference in 2009 was a signal event in diplomatic history, calling into question the ability of our societies to act cooperatively in the face of clear scientific warnings. There is no […]

350,000 Marchers = 50 Parts Per Million

How big a deal was the march in Manhattan yesterday? One of the organizers was 350.org, a group started by Bill McKibben based on a paper by climate scientist James Hansen which stated that we should aim for about 350 parts per million (ppm) CO2. Show More Summary

Bike If You Can, Fly If You Must -- By All Means, Go

Published on EDF Voices. Looks like the simmering "climate swerve" may come to a boil on September 21 in New York City for what's billed as the People's Climate March. Bill McKibben called for it in the Rolling Stone magazine. Tens of thousands are slated to respond to his call, ostensibly to channel Franklin D. Show More Summary

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