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‘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?

3 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

Bill McKibben: It's time to sound the alarm

New York is already the noisiest city in North America, so full of excess sound that Mayor Mike Bloomberg set up “noise checkpoints” where cops with handheld decibel meters handed out fines to miscreants.

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

Lawrence Mone and Alex Armlovich: A climate march with a big blind spot

With the UN climate summit set to kick off, environmental activist Bill McKibben on Sunday will lead what is being advertised as history’s largest climate-change march through the streets of Manhattan.

HIstoric Mass March against Global Warming: Saving the Planet Next Sunday in NYC

By Eddie Bautista, La Tonya Crisp-Sauray, and Bill McKibben On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about…

DA drops protesters' charges. Says "see you at the climate march."

It's easy to be cynical but sometimes, says Bill McKibben, a public official can surprise you.

“White Supremacy Ate My French Homework”

by Phoebe Maltz Bovy Like Bill McKibben, I read Ta-Nehisi Coates’ essay on learning French with interest. I did so both because French, and because of how powerful and prescient I’d found his reparations article. I read this latest essay as a reflection on the ways that studying a highbrow, so-called universal subject can bring […]

Looking Forward to Labor Day

by Bill McKibben and Sue Halpern We used to think we worked pretty hard, but that was before we agreed to help out this week in Andrew’s absence. As Dish guest-bloggers were each doing three posts a day, and the pressure seemed unrelenting – we’d sigh the minute one went up on the site because […]

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