The COP19 talks are underway in Warsaw. What led world leaders to take climate change seriously? Matthew Rimmer reviews unlikely climate activist Bill McKibben's new book
By Bob Difley I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that more of us RVers would describe ourselves as concerned with protecting wildlife and the environment, agreeing with sustainability practices, reducing, reusing, and recycling, and trying to conserve our natural resources than those who do not have these concerns. Those who do may not [...]
Co-authored with Bill McKibben If it's wrong to wreck the planet, then it's wrong to profit from that wreckage. We are facing a planetary emergency: Climate change threatens the world and our collective future. Business and political leaders know this yet they do nothing. Show More Summary
I largely disagree with one major premise of Jon Chait’s post criticizing environmentalists for focusing on the Keystone Pipeline. Responding to Ryan Lizza’s recent piece on Bill McKibben and the anti-Keystone argument, Chait argues...Show More Summary
Bill McKibben makes a strong case that despite the EPA's new power plant regulations and increasing fuel efficiency in cars, President Obama has largely been a failure in terms of pursuing a progressive energy policy
Bill McKibben’s crazy logic: He says wind is cheap as coal. Jo Nova says “so who needs a carbon tax then?” To which I say, fantastic. If wind power is as cheap as coal, we don’t need a carbon tax, … Continue reading ?
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. As the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has worn on—and it's now well over two years old—it's illuminated the Obama presidency like no other issue. It offers the president not just a choice of policies, but a choice of friends, worldviews, styles. Show More Summary
By Bill McKibben, TomDispatch The two-plus year battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has illuminated the Obama presidency like no other issue. It offers the president not just a choice of policies, but a choice of friends, worldviews, styles.
Al Gore, Bill McKibben and the color of money: A true religious experience Guest essay by Paul Driessen and Dennis Mitchell Some years ago, a telegenic televangelist built quite an empire, before publicly falling from grace and adopting a less … Continue reading ?
The great Bill McKibben writes at Tomdispatch.com: As the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has worn on — and it’s now well over two years old — it’s illuminated the Obama presidency like no other issue. It offers the president not just a choice of policies, but a choice of friends, worldviews, styles. It’s [...]
As the battle over the Keystone XL pipeline has worn on -- and it’s now well over two years old -- it’s illuminated the Obama presidency like no other issue...
Guest essay by Chris Yakymyshyn Vermonter Bill McKibben was recently quoted in Salon Magazine: “The roof of my house is covered in solar panels. When I’m home, I’m a pretty green fellow. But I know that that’s not actually going … Continue reading ?
By Curtis Brainard “I didn’t particularly want to lead a movement, but I wanted to join one, and so I helped to build it,” writes environmental activist Bill McKibben in his memoir, “Oil and Honey,” an endearing account of his reluctant rise to leadership.
This weekend I am excited to part of the team working on the 23rd Annual Environmental Media Association Awards with special honors going to Matt Damon, Anna Getty, Bill McKibben, Hayden Panettiere, and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. Show More Summary
The fast growing fossil fuel divestment campaign is headed to Europe. This Oct. 27 to Nov. 1, 350.org co-founder Bill McKibben and allies like Greenpeace International's executive director Kumi Naidoo will lead a speaking tour to five...Show More Summary
Quick, name all the heroes of the climate change movement. If you pay even just a little bit of attention to the topic, you're probably thinking about Al Gore, 350.org founder Bill McKibben and Green for All founder Van Jones. Those are the big ones––the names that certain Americans outside the climate movement can recite. Show More Summary
Tim Blair writes at The Telegraph blogs about weepy Bill McKibben as examined by a specialist. Blair writes: Stanley Kurtz examines our old pal Bill McKibben, whose warming obsession evolved from his cravings for victimhood: In a 1996 piece titled … Continue reading ?
When you think of climate change, who pops into your head? I’ve asked hundreds of people this question. By far the most popular answer: I have no idea. The next most popular answer is Al Gore, then Bill McKibben, and then that’s about it. Show More Summary
I’ve sometimes thought Bill McKibben was little more than a do as I say not as I do type fraud, especially since he flies so much. #greensgobyair. Seems I was right. Via Twitchy: ============================================================= Environmentalist Bill McKibben is the … Continue reading ?