Earlier today 350.org’s founder Bill McKibben tweeted this: [Source: http://twitter.com/billmckibben/status/442052998324551680 ] Tom Nelson asked about those boxes and the environmental impact to which I replied: [Source: http://twitter.com/wattsupwiththat/status/442055366595977216 ] And sure enough, here’s a picture of those boxes delivered by over … Continue reading ?
Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist By Bill McKibben Times Books $18.61 Hardback, $11.04 Kindle 272 pages September 2013 I've always suspected that many activists, particularly environmentalists, are at heart introverts. Show More Summary
Dear Bill McKibben, The decision is looming over Keystone XL and the feeling is reminiscent of being four points down with ten seconds to go. Now is the time to go back to the drawing board for a time-out pep talk. The question nags,...Show More Summary
Stopping the Northwest Coal And Oil Train Bonanza: Climate activist Bill McKibben explains how President Obama could stop the madness with a stroke of his pen... The president could be doing plenty. He could be making it harder, not easier, for the oil industry. Show More Summary
Last weekend I pointed out that 350.org leader Bill McKibben had endorsed the antics of some 350.org members in Texas that adopted tactics of the Klu Klux Klan – showing up at somebody’s house with mask covered faces, torches, and … Continue reading ?
Environmental activist Bill McKibben is like Daniel Day Lewis in Lincoln if Honest Abe shaved. A tall man with a soft voice, Bill knows how to incite passion in a crowd. In the last three and a half years, Bill has used these crowd-rousing...Show More Summary
Previously published on BillMoyers.com After the State Department issued a long-awaited environmental impact statement on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline last week, environmentalists and those opposed to the 1,179-mile pipeline...Show More Summary
(By Michael Winship) Turning Up Heat on Banks Funding Fossil Fuels (via Moyers & Company) As environmental writer and activist Bill McKibben tells Bill Moyers on this week’s Moyers & Company about…
Bill Moyers interviews environmental activist Bill McKibben on the choice facing President Obama on the Keystone XL pipeline: McKibben argues that stopping the pipeline is a necessary first step to stopping the…
F ive great extinctions have occurred in the history of Earth. Now, in The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, journalist Elizabeth Kolbert eulogizes the decline of a handful of species and makes the case that a new mass die-off is under way. Show More Summary
At least a little, maybe enough to take the edge off, according to the California Weather Blog. I’m still wishing we could send you Left Coasters some of our overenthusiastic precipitation. Sunday morning, via a Bill McKibben tweet, the NYTimes says “Severe Drought Has U.S. Show More Summary
Ah, you knew it had to happen. Taking a page from the “smoking kills” campaigns, the McKibbenites are petitioning the land of fruits and nuts to put new warning labels on gas pumps warning buyers about the evils of gasoline … Continue reading ?
When I heard in late December that Bill McKibben had written another article for Rolling Stone, I was thrilled. His July 2012 piece for that publication -- "Global Warming's Terrifying Math" -- started a firestorm. McKibben had determined that the public was losing interest in battling climate change because there was no clear enemy. Show More Summary
The Washington Post has a graph from Bill McKibben showing the unsustainable growth in extraction of fossil fuels - Bill McKibben’s graph of the year: We’re extracting more fossil fuels than ever. The chart in this post, showing that...Show More Summary
Bill McKibben Environmentalist, Green Journalist, President and Co-Founder of 350.org I think it's going to be the year when it finally hits home that we've got to keep most fossil fuel underground--that the business plans of the fossil fuel industry
Bill McKibben, the writer and environmental activist behind the 350.org campaign, tees off in the current Rolling Stone on the Obama administration, accusing the White House of taking small steps in the direction of fighting climateShow More Summary
(Steven Hayward) Bill McKibben is a perfect illustration of Churchill’s definition of a fanatic: Someone who can’t change their mind, and won’t change the subject. He’s become such a bore about climate change, and the Keystone pipeline,...Show More Summary
Here are some interesting pieces you may have missed today. In Rolling Stone, "Obama and Climate Change: The Real Story", by Bill McKibben. (Credit: Flickr) read more
In his newest book, Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist, writer, distinguished scholar and Mother Earth's star-student, Bill McKibben, chronicles his environmental organization, 350.org, speaking out against the proposed...Show More Summary