From Duke University, something sure to irritate people like Josh Fox, Joe Romm, and Bill McKibben who are certain that fracking is terrible. DURHAM, N.C. — A new study by scientists at Duke University and the U.S. Geological Survey … Continue reading ?
Munich getting half of its energy from solar panels is quite simply impossible, for the simple reason that the majority of energy consumption is not in the form of electricity.
Keystone XL Pipeline: Examination of Scientific and Environmental Issues By Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger May 7, 2013 Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy and Subcommittee on the Environment I am Paul … Continue reading ?
The problem with emotional people like Bill McKibben, is that they seldom delve beyond headlines and live in a world of imaginary constructs that fit their expectation. In this case, McKibben cites an LA times story as scientific proof of … Continue reading ?
Bill McKibben: "If you’re invested in the fossil fuel industry, then you are profiting from the wreckage of the climate." GUARDIAN PHOTO BY REBECCA BOWE Famed environmental writer and 350.org founder Bill McKibben wore a short-sleeved...Show More Summary
Climate hawk Bill McKibben wrote an important and influence Rolling Stone piece last July, “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math.” He reduced the climate debate to “Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe — and that make clear who the real enemy is.” CO2 emissions by fossil fuels (1 ppm CO2 ~ 2.12 GtC, where [...]
It is perhaps fitting that Bill McKibben was among the first people arrested protesting climate change. After all, he had written The End of Nature, the first widely read book on the subject in 1989. At the time, though, he naively thought,...Show More Summary
Bill McKibben and Jeremy Leggett | Environment | guardian.co.uk: "Six trillion dollars is what oil, gas, and coal companies will invest over the next ten years on turning fossil fuel deposits into reserves, assuming last year’s level of investment stays the same. Show More Summary
Bill McKibben has a new piece in Rolling Stone about the growing momentum of The Fossil Fuel Resistance movement
My interview with Jeremy Grantham, the environmental philanthropist and legendary fund manager, was published in the Guardian on Saturday. As I have done for my interviews with the likes of Al Gore, Bill McKibben and James Lovelock (in...Show More Summary
Bill McKibben has a new article in Rolling Stone showing that the fight to keep us below two degrees C is not so one-sided anymore. Here’s the beginning but it’s worth a full read. It got so hot in Australia in January that the weather service had to add two new colors to its charts. [...]
Bill is founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, which has coordinated 15,000 rallies in nearly 200 countries in the past four years. Read on for his thoughts on the Keystone XL pipeline, how environmental organizations can get more done and what he would do if he had my job leading TNC.
Bill McKibben claims ”the hardest part of the Keystone pipeline fight has been figuring out what in the world to do about the Democrats.” He acknowledges that, “taken as a whole, they’re better than the Republicans”: [A]s I turn this problem over and over in my head, I keep coming to the same conclusion: We probably [...]
By Bill McKibben, TomDispatch Why take a look at the history of gay rights in the context of the climate struggle? Because the hardest part of the Keystone pipeline fight has been figuring out what to do about the Democrats.
Is President Obama waging a war on coal? Republicans say yes. Democrats deny it. Here’s what Bill McKibben, self-styled leader of America’s “fossil-fuel resistance,” has to say : “Recently, I had a long talk with an administration insider...Show More Summary
It was certainly joyful to see marriage equality being considered by our top judicial body. In some ways, however, the most depressing spectacle of the week was watching Democratic leaders decide that, in 2013, it was finally safe to proclaim gay people actual human beings.
A few weeks ago, Time magazine called the fight over the Keystone XL pipeline that will bring some of the dirtiest energy on the planet from Alberta, Canada, to the U.S. Gulf Coast the “Selma and Stonewall” of the climate movement.....
So, what do New York’s old and leaky pipes have to do with the claimed emissions reductions due to shale gas? Precisely zero. Here’s why.
At The Energy Collective, there is an active comment thread on a post titled Is Bill McKibben Really Serious About Climate Change? that has been sustained since March 8, 2013. Recently there was a comment that provided an opportunity to address a frequently expressed meme that is often used by people who oppose the use [...]Show More Summary