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Making a Planet Worth Saving | The New Yorker | Bill McKibben

The events of the past few weeks make one wonder: If we’re just going to use solar power instead of coal to run the same sad mess of unfair and ugly oppression, is it really worth it?Photograph by Vanessa Charlot … Continue reading

Trump Was Role-Playing Churchill—What a Colossal Flop | The New Yorker | Bill McKibben

Winston Churchill seems to have been on the President’s mind since he took office, but it’s nearly impossible to imagine two more different leaders.Photograph by Brendan Smialowski / Getty If the battle of Lafayette Park turns—as seems possible—into Donald Trump’s most … Continue reading

Bridging the Virtual Gap with Bill McKibben on Vimeo

For this week’s webinar, we are thrilled to be joined by author and environmental activist Bill McKibben. In 2008, Bill founded 350.org, an organization focused on bringing together a movement to end fossil fuels, build community resilience, and address environmental … Continue reading

350.org & Bill McKibben – Response: Planet of the Humans Documentary

  A Youtube video emerged on Earth Day eve making charges about me and about 350.org — namely that I was a supporter of biomass energy, and that 350 and I were beholden to corporate funding, and have misled our … Continue reading

If Trump Goes Even Lower, We’d Better Be Prepared | The New Yorker | Bill McKibben

By Bill McKibben June 3, 2020 Events are now moving at high speed in this country—every day, President Trump and his crew gallop past new lines, so that the morning’s flagrant usurpation is legitimized by the evening’s even more outrageous … Continue reading

Racism, Police Violence, and the Climate Are Not Separate Issues – Bill McKibben

I find that lots of people are surprised to learn that, by overwhelming margins, the two groups of Americans who care most about climate change are Latinx Americans and African-Americans. But, of course, those communities tend to be disproportionately exposed … Continue reading

En-ROADS Introduction for Bill McKibben and The New Yorker

Positivity at Last: Bill McKibben

Earth Optimism Published on May 15, 2020 The author of “The End of Nature” and co-founder of 350.org talks about what gives him hope. Lauren Ward, Interviewer – Earth Science Video Producer, NASA Bill McKibben – Writer, Environmentalist & Activist

Big Oil’s Reign is Finally Weakening | Bill McKibben

On some long-distant day when some as-yet-unborn historian sits down to write the story of climate change—the story of the greatest crisis humans ever faced—it’s possible that they’ll choose an anecdote from this past week as a way into the … Continue reading

Bill McKibben and Elizabeth Kolbert on the Coronavirus Pandemic and the Environment | The New Yorker

  With David Remnick April 20, 2020 Bill McKibben and Elizabeth Kolbert join David Remnick to talk about the twin crises of our time: the coronavirus pandemic and the climate emergency. What can one teach us about the other? During … Continue reading