As the ‘Great Australian’ prepares for its AGM this morning, legendary climate activist and founder and senior adviser for 350.org Bill McKibben pens a passionate plea for the mining giant to get ‘out of the abusive relationship’ it’s in with another not-so-great-Australian. If BHP had a personal Facebook page, its relationship status would be… “it’s [...]Show More Summary
Bill McKibben discusses the California governor Jerry Brown’s recent speech at the COP23 climate summit, in Bonn, Germany, and the failure of many government leaders around the world to consider the problem of fossil-fuel supply.
Researchers told those attending the COP 23 climate summit in Bonn this week that all the world's electrical needs could be met by renewables by 2050. Activist Bill McKibben says the world must do more -- much more.
Researchers told the COP 23 conference in Bonn that it is entirely possible for the world to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2050, and that would create 36 million new jobs, but activist Bill McKibben doubts governments have the political will to make that happen.
Out this week: Mean by Myriam Gurba; They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us by Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib; Wonder Valley by Ivy Pochoda; Radio Free Vermont by Bill McKibben; a new translation of Homer’s The Odyssey; and Heather, the Totality by Matthew Weiner. Show More Summary
To the editor: Thanks to Bill McKibben for reminding us that our natural open spaces are more important than ever for maintaining a habitable planet. (“Just say ‘no’ to Arctic Refuge drilling,” Opinion, Oct. 23) His reference to the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus in the House is especially...
On the face of it, environmentalist Bill McKibben's international climate campaign to have universities divest fossil fuel assets had limited success. Only a handful of institutions pledged to divest and it didn't affect the stocks of fossil fuel companies.
There’s a dwindling number of us who can remember life before the Internet, and there’s almost no one who can remember life before the saturation of television. The post At Once Distant and Very Close: The Millions Interviews Bill McKibben appeared first on The Millions.
Si Newhouse seems to have decided that the New Yorker was worth protecting, and that the way to protect it was to get out of the way. Remnick has written that he was left alone to manage the magazine. If it has become more business-savvy, sponsoring festivals and so on in a way that would have embarrassed […]
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Excitable Bill McKibben is being excitable. It wasn’t all that long ago that Warmists were proclaiming that the threat from anthropogenic climate change was something that would be coming in
DONALD TRUMP!!!...Sloooowly I turned...step by step..... Poor Bill McKibben. The former New Yorker staff writer couldn't get Donald Trump out of his mind so, in order to keep from going out of his mind, McKibben took a trip to the Alaskan wilderness. Show More Summary
Bill McKibben describes how a recent trip to the Alaskan wilderness allowed him to disengage from the President’s chatter and think about how to oppose the Administration’s damaging agenda.
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When the Koch Brothers sit around their mansions at night, do they throw darts at an image of Bill McKibben (the champion of climate change information)? Along with other lonely warriors such as Michael Mann and James Hansen, he is swimming...Show More Summary
Bill McKibben at The New Republic writes—The New Nation-States: How Trump’s rejection of the Paris accord is reshaping the political landscape. An excerpt: When Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris climate accord, he may have achieved...Show More Summary
"I actually think an enormous number of people are quietly panicked about the world we're leaving our kids,” activist Bill McKibben says. “But global warming seems so big, and we seem so small."
“The planet is well outside its comfort zone now. If the planet’s outside its comfort zone then perhaps we need to be a little bit outside our comfort zones in dealing with it.” ~ Bill McKibben, speech at Northhampton Community College, April 19 Solidarity is an essential element of resistance. Show More Summary
The works that kept Alexi Pappas running, spurred Bill McKibben to fight for nature, and made Laird Hamilton…Laird Hamilton
Bill McKibben is a mild-mannered writer and college professor from Vermont who has transformed himself, somewhat reluctantly, into one of the most outspoken critics of weak-kneed government action on climate change and the pernicious influence of the fossil fuel industry on global politics. Show More Summary