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Bill McKibben: Latest IPCC Climate Report Underscores “Fossil Fuel Is at the Root of Our Problems ”

Apr 7,2022 A new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns the opportunity to mitigate the worst effects of global warming by maintaining global temperatures at 1.5 degrees Celsius is quickly closing and that humanity has … Continue reading

In a World on Fire, Stop Burning Things | Bill McKibben | The New Yorker

and Illustration by Álvaro Bernis On the last day of February, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its most dire report yet. The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, had, he said, “seen many scientific reports in my … Continue reading

How to Stop Burning Things | Open Source – Bill McKibben with Christopher Lydon

Bill McKibben: How to Stop Burning Things When Bill McKibben looks at the war in Ukraine, what he sees is a chapter, maybe the very last one, in the chronicle of a planet that we humans are burning unto … Continue reading

Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?: Bill McKibben Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change. Now he broadens the warning: the entire human game, he suggests, has begun to play itself out. Bill McKibben’s groundbreaking book The End of Nature … Continue reading

Bill McKibben on Dire IPCC Climate Report & How Oil and Gas Are Fueling Putin’s Ukraine Invasion

Democracy Now! Feb 28, 2022 We speak with climate author, journalist and movement leader Bill McKibben upon the release of the highly anticipated U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2022 report, which finds the impacts of the climate crisis are … Continue reading

Bill McKibben – Boston Public Radio full show: Jan. 14, 2022 We began the show by asking listeners their thoughts on incentives and disincentives to raise vaccination rates, like the allure of free doughnuts and the drawback of higher health insurance rates. Bill McKibben reviewed the apocalyptic climate film “Don’t … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: “Manchin’s Latest Hissy Fit” Threatens to Curb Biden Agenda at U.N. C limate Summit

Democracy Now!Nov 2, 2021 As President Biden addressed the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow on Monday, warning that “climate change is already ravaging the world,” back home his climate agenda was dealt a major setback when Democratic Senator Joe Manchin … Continue reading

‘No Logical Reason’ Why Line 3 Pipeline Should Be Expanded, Says Bill McKibben By Hannah Uebele  June 24, 2021Boston Public Radio Listen 22:52 Bill McKibben on BPR | June 24, 2021 President Joe Biden revoked the controversial Keystone XL pipeline’s permit back in January, and the project was officially terminated by its … Continue reading

Bill McKibben – Rhodes Climate Workshop – Earth Day, 2017

Informal exchange with Rhodes Scholars during the Rhodes House Climate Workshop on 22 April 2017. See as well a particular question posed by T. C. Weiskel…in the Q&A session after Bill’s talk

Bill McKibben | What Could Possibly Go Right?

Post Carbon Institute – Jun 25, 2020 In today’s episode, author and environmentalist Bill McKibben shares his perspectives on “What Could Possibly Go Right?” including: Learning from the pain and trauma of the current crises in a destabilized planet. Reconnecting … Continue reading