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Click here for reuse options! It’s quite possible that we’ve lost our best chance to combat climate change, writes Bill McKibben, but we must try to contain the damage. We’re going to be dealing with an onslaught of daily emergencies during the Trump years. Show More Summary
Bill McKibben has written 15 books, most recently Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. Now a scholar in residence at Middlebury College, he co-founded 350.org, the largest global grassroots organizing campaign on climate change. Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! The World Meteorological Organization has reported that the five years from 2011 to 2015 were the hottest on record On the same day Donald Trump was elected, the World Meteorological Organization reported...Show More Summary
We Don’t Need a ‘War’ on Climate Change, We Need a Revolution Eric S. Godoy and Aaron Jaffe, October 31. 2016 (NY Times) “… Bill McKibben, the unofficial spokesperson of the climate movement in the United States, points to territoryShow More Summary
Bill McKibben has an op-ed in the NYTimes on the latest global warming flash point and human rights atrocity in the making in North Dakota. A clip:.... Originally, the pipeline was supposed to cross the Missouri just north of Bismarck,...Show More Summary
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By Kieran Cooke / Climate News Network Eminent U.S. environmentalist Bill McKibben warns that fossil fuel use is destroying the planet, and calls for curbs on the political power of the oil industry.
For at least a decade, I've been a huge fan of Bill McKibben, thought leader for the climate movement. But his most recent article in The New Republic, "A World at War," fell short for me. Subtitled "We're under attack from climate change...Show More Summary
The always unhinged Bill McKibben, who uses vast amounts of fossil fuels to travel the globe and attend anti-fossil fuels demonstrations is out with a new unhinged pronouncement Recalculating the
Per reader request, here’s some info on the Standing Rock Sioux protest – apparently the biggest Native American protest in decades – and a thread to discuss it. Bill McKibben offers a good backgrounder in The New Yorker: This week, thousands of Native Americans, from more than a hundred tribes, have camped out on the Standing […]
The argument that wary progressives should fall in line behind Hillary Clinton boils down to two points. First: Donald Trump is terrible. Second: The Democratic platform is great, and maybe there’s a chance she’ll pay attention to it. So far argument No. 1 is holding. Every red-faced bullying speech...
Author and climate activist suggests society needs to address climate change more aggressively as if we are mobilizing for a third world war.
BILL MCKIBBEN: We Need The Moral Equivalent Of War On Climate Change. I agree, and as my first act of wartime sacrifice, I vote to ban air-conditioning in Washington, DC. For my second act of wartime sacrifice, I vote to raise taxes on coastal cities. And I don’t want to hear any backtalk. This is […]
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Bill McKibben wants the world to wage war against Climate Change, by giving governments full wartime powers to seize private property and coerce businesses into supporting the effort, and with strict government control of the economy. A WORLD at WAR We’re under attack from climate change—and our only hope is…
Bernie Sanders launched his long-awaited post-primary movement, Our Revolution, with the fanfare of a presidential campaign. He was introduced by the environmentalist Bill McKibben, who described Sanders as "the most popular politician in America" with plenty of unfinished tasks. For a full hour, Sanders told an audience in Burlington, Vt. — and tens of thousands […]
Is it useful to think of climate change as a “world war”? David Roberts, August 18, 2016 (Vox) Editor’s note: This piece and the one it references should be read in full. “Bill McKibben — author, activist, mensch, and, though he would...Show More Summary
It’s Not LIKE A World War – It IS One A World At War; We’re under attack from climate change—and our only hope is to mobilize like we did in WWII. Bill McKibben, August 15, 2016 (The New Republic) Editor’s note: This lengthy articleShow More Summary
Richard Wolffe at The Guardian writes—For Donald Trump, this was more than a terrible week. It was a turning point: Trump has demolished his campaign, his brand and his party. He has squandered his vice-presidential pick and his convention, and several battleground states along with them. Show More Summary