So what do conservative Reps. Curt Clawson of Florida and Mark Sanford of South Carolina, liberal Rep. Sam Farr of California, climate activist Bill McKibben, a former petroleum engineer, an evangelical minister and a surfer all have in common? No, it's not a joke. Show More Summary
Environmental activist Bill McKibben spent the last four years locked in an almost single-minded fight against the Keystone XL pipeline. But on Friday, only a few hours after President Obama finally announced his administration had rejected the request of a Canadian oil company to build the pipeline, he was already moving on to...
On Friday afternoon, President Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice President Joe Biden gathered in the Roosevelt Room at the White House to announce the administration had rejected a request by the oil company TransCanada to construct the Keystone XL, a pipeline designed to carry crude oil from...
By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer | (Commondreams.org) | – – “‘Exxon Knew’ just joined the category of truly serious scandals,” said 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben “Just as New York’s Teddy Roosevelt took…
The fossil-fuel lobby would cook us all off the earth if given the chance. One man has stood up to it for decades
There are more than 160,000 gas stations in the U. S., more than three times the number of supermarkets. Yet when 350.org founder Bill McKibben set up his one-man protest outside an Exxon gas station in Vermont and forced it to close, he did more than get arrested. Show More Summary
(Steven Hayward) The monotonous but always tedious Bill McKibben, chief pooh bah of the climatistas who thinks he knows the exact amount of carbon dioxide that should be in the atmosphere (350 parts per million, in case you’re wondering)...Show More Summary
Ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP21) next month, When the Wind Blows is receiving shining endorsements from leading environmental experts, including Bill McKibben, Mark Jacobson and Mark Ruffalo. The...Show More Summary
Bill McKibben has undertaken a one-man protest outside a gas station in Vermont. McKibben, an environmental writer and activist, says he is trying to draw attention to the fact that ExxonMobile's scientists knew for years that burning fossil fuels was causing the planet to warm, but chose to deny it. Show More Summary
The climate change movement took a powerful leap in 2012, when Bill McKibben identified a single enemy for climate activists to battle: the fossil fuel industry. He painted that industry as what branding experts would call "black hats,"...Show More Summary
Exxon Mobil's decision to hide research that confirmed fossil fuels' role in global warming for decades amounts to "unparalleled evil," environmentalist Bill McKibben said. In an op-ed published Wednesday in The Guardian, the activist...Show More Summary
Back in 2012, WUWT reported on professor Liao’s bizarre human genetic engineering proposals to combat climate change – ideas so crazy even Bill McKibben thought they were stupid. Unsurprisingly, the idea is still circulating, even gaining traction among some radical greens. The latest manifestation is a positive review of Liao’s plans in Australia’s mainstream news.…
Three years ago, environmentalist Bill McKibben wrote an article for Rolling Stone that catapulted the divestment movement into popular conversation. But it was a fairly subtle article, slightly hidden in the magazine’s glossy pages It didn’t even earn a cover photo, McKibben recalls. Show More Summary
Back in 2006, when I was a student at Middlebury College in Vermont, a group of friends and I teamed up with Bill McKibben, our "scholar-in-residence" on campus, to organize a walk across the state to call for climate action. It being...Show More Summary
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, and then they lose a truckload of money.
Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com On July 14, 2011, at TomDispatch, Bill McKibben wrote that he and a few other "veteran environmentalists" had issued a call for activists to descend on the White House and "risk arrest to demand something...Show More Summary
From the “weepy Bill McKibben” department. Climate alarmists were out rattling their doomsday sandwich boards again, repeating their absurd claim that a few degrees of warming, even if it occurs, may wipe out the human race. According to the Washington Post; What it’s like when your job is to predict the end of humanity As…
Matt Wald The following is a guest post from Matt Wald, senior director of policy analysis and strategic planning at NEI. Follow Matt on Twitter at @MattLWald.Last month Bill McKibben wrote in The New Yorker magazine about a family in...Show More Summary
The environmental activist has some advice for the candidate. Bill McKibben writes at Grist that it's time Hillary Clinton got serious about climate change. He tells her why she's not getting support from environmentalists and what she could do about it. Show More Summary