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Open thread for night owls: The new 'nation-state'—how Trump's Paris decision reshapes the landscape

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

How is this weekend's climate march different from its predecessor? 'Now, the task is full-on resistance.'

3 months agoHealth : The Checkup

"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."

Peoples Climate March just one piece of the resistance against lethal eco-policies. Join us on 4/29

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

“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

10 Adventurers on the Books That Changed Their Lives

The works that kept Alexi Pappas running, spurred Bill McKibben to fight for nature, and made Laird Hamilton…Laird Hamilton

Doing The Math On Climate Change With Bill McKibben Adds Up To “We Are So Screwed”

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

Bill McKibben's Resistance Reading

We asked a range of authors, artists, and poets to name books that bring solace or understanding in this age of rancor. Two dozen or so responded. Here are picks from the prolific author, environmental crusader, and longtime Mother Jones...Show More Summary

Bill Maher Talks Politics And Climate Change

In is extended conversation from the Real Time hour on which Bill McKibben guested, a passionate discussion about climate kicks off 8 minutes in. From Real Time With Bill Maher via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getEleShow More Summary

Bill Maher And Bill McKibben Talk Climate Change

"The level of complete corruption that we have seen from this administration is like nothing we have ever seen." – Bill McKibben. But Bill – they’ve only been there 44 days. Give them time and they will raise the level of corruption higher. Show More Summary

Climate activists are rooting for Keith Ellison to head up the Democratic National Committee.

Bill McKibben argues that Ellison, a progressive, would help the party regain credibility with young people.

Ask your environment/climate change Qs to Bill McKibben today at 3:30pm EST

Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages; he’s gone on to write a dozen more books. Show More Summary

You Should Be More Afraid Of Steve Bannon Than Climate Change, Says Bill McKibben

We knew that if Republicans took control of the government, it would be a disaster for the environment. Bill McKibben (and RedGREENandBlue) are disappointed at what's coming out of Washington, but not surprised You Should Be More Afraid...Show More Summary

Bill McKibben on how to protect the earth from a Trumpocalpyse

If you're feeling overwhelmed in the face of President Donald Trump's overtures to ignore climate science, resuscitate oil pipelines, and in general undo all of the environmental progress we have made so far, you're not alone. But you...Show More Summary

It’s Time to Stand Up for the Climate—and for Civilization

Bill McKibben argues that protecting science's legacy of climate research is a matter of protecting civilization itself. The post It's Time to Stand Up for the Climate—and for Civilization appeared first on WIRED.

Exxon Mobil Is the Worst Oil Company

On Monday night, President-elect Donald Trump named Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state pick. On Monday morning, Jacob Weisberg invited Bill McKibben—climate activist, author, and founder of 350.org—onto Trumpcast to discuss what Tillerson could mean for the country and for climate change. Show More Summary

Bill McKibben: Why Standing Rock Is Ground Zero in the Fight to Stop the Destruction of Our Climate

Click here for reuse options! "Indigenous organizers are some of the finest organizers around the globe... from the Keystone fight to battling plans for the world’s largest coal mine in Australia." On Sunday, December 4, 2016, the US...Show More Summary

How to Save the Planet From Donald Trump

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

Open thread for night owls: Bill McKibben delivers the first Jonathan Schell lecture

8 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

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

Bill McKibben: Trump's Presidency Comes When the Warming World Can Least Afford It

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

Rise Up Against Climate Change

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

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