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Dear Bill McKibben: This Is How You Can Ensure America Truly Leads On Climate

Dear Bill, Please accept my belated congratulations on your appointment to the Democratic Party's 2016 National Platform Committee. As you wryly acknowledged at the opening of the first day of hearings on June 8th, you are now that rare and most valuable of things: a radical within the system. Show More Summary

Q&A On Climate Leadership With Activist Pioneer Bill McKibben

Environmentalist pioneer Bill McKibben spoke with TriplePundit about the political barriers that threaten climate change policy as we approach the November elections.

Introducing America Rising Squared, U.S. Republicans' "Creepy" New Assault on Climate Action

In a video posted to Vine, respected author and climate change campaigner Bill McKibben turns for just a second or two to eyeball the person holding the camera, before turning his gaze back to the front of the room. There is no context...Show More Summary

Sanders’ impressive activist DNC platform committee could help transform U.S. progressive politics

Bernie selected Cornel West, Keith Ellison, Bill McKibben, a pro-Palestine advocate and a Native American activist

Environmentalists Hate Fracking. Are They Right?

What if President Barack Obama's biggest achievement on climate change was actually a total failure? That's the central argument of a recent story in the Nation by Bill McKibben, a journalist and environmental activist. "If you get the...Show More Summary

Elon Musk & Bill McKibben Rally The Revolution, Call For Fossil Revolt

Originally published on Gas2. Two of the world’s leading authorities on the effect fossil fuels have on global warming had a lot to say this week. Elon Musk was the featured guest at the World Energy Innovation Forum on Wednesday. That’s not surprising, since it was held at the Tesla factory in Fremont, California. Show More Summary

Conservative group is trying to take down top environmentalists

Their first targets: Leonardo DiCaprio, Bill McKibben, and Tom Steyer.

On Earth Day: Five Questions for Bill McKibben

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

This interview is the first in a new series at Daily Kos called Five Questions. That’s how many we’ll be seeking answers for from a wide variety of politically engaged people, both the renowned and some you’ve probably never heard of.  Since it’s Earth Day, I’ve asked five questions of environmental activist, thinker, and educator Bill McKibben. Show More Summary

The Scientific Method

Two years ago, Bill McKibben suggested that America’s climate scientists should go on strike: [A]t this point it’s absurd to keep asking the scientific community to churn out more reports....

Sanders and Clinton on Climate Change

Recently two liberal activists have publicly stated their positions in the Democratic presidential primary: Bill McKibben endorsed Sanders and Tom Hayden endorsed Clinton. With the campaigns moving into territory...

IT’S LIKE THE WHOLE THING IS BASED ON LIES: Climate Campaigner Bill McKibben’s Misleading Anti-Frac…

IT’S LIKE THE WHOLE THING IS BASED ON LIES: Climate Campaigner Bill McKibben’s Misleading Anti-Fracking Crusade.

Bill McKibben’s Misleading New Chemistry

One could be excused for concluding, upon reading Bill McKibben’s latest anti-fracking jeremiad in the Nation, that a new Harvard study released in February has found that US methane emissions over the last decade have risen due to increasing natural gas production. Show More Summary

Private investors a key element in the drive to keep most fossil fuels in the ground

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The three-year-old fossil-fuel divestment movement, initiated by Bill McKibben and other climate activists, has been fairly successful at getting institutions—foundations, municipalities, universities and pension funds—to divest fossil fuels from their stock portfolios. Show More Summary

Open thread for night owls—McKibben: Our leaders were so wrong to think fracking would rescue us

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

At The Nation, Bill McKibben writes—Our leaders thought fracking would save our climate. They were wrong. Very wrong. An excerpt: There’s one greenhouse gas everyone knows about: carbon dioxide, which is what you get when you burn fossil fuels. Show More Summary

McKibben Gets One Right!

(Steven Hayward) Multiple Power Line Green Weenie Award winner Bill McKibben, who puts the “fan” in “fanatic,” is out with a new article attacking the Obama Administration for tolerating fracking. But it’s the cover note from his publicist...Show More Summary

Investors Urge Oil Companies to Stress Test Portfolios Against Two Degree Scenario

Earlier this month Bill McKibben wrote that “Across the northern hemisphere, the temperature, if only for a few hours, apparently crossed a line: it was more than two degrees Celsius above “normal” for the first time in recorded history.”...Show More Summary

New research uncovers the ‘myths’ behind aviation’s climate change crisis

From the UNIVERSITY OF SURREY and the “I’ll believe air travel pollution is a big climate problem when Bill McKibben and Leo DiCaprio stop flying around the world to tell us how bad it is” department. Reliance on technological solutions in cutting emissions are ‘myths’ propagating inaction by industry and government Damaging emissions from aviation…

The digging never ends: It’s not just what ExxonMobil did, it’s what it’s doing

ExxonMobil's never-ending big dig is flooding the Earth with fossil fuels, Bill McKibben explains

The digging never ends: It’s not just what ExxonMobile did, it’s what it’s doing

ExxonMobil's never-ending big dig is flooding the Earth with fossil fuels, Bill McKibben explains

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