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Bill McKibben: The Amazon rainforests are on fire. Brazil’s Trump-like president, Jair Bolsonaro, is to blame.

https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/amazon-rainforests-are-fire-brazil-s-trump-president-jair-bolsonaro-ncna1045026 Aug. 22, 2019, 4:36 AM EDT By Bill McKibben, founder, global climate campaign 350.org Sao Paulo is the largest city in the western hemisphere — and Tuesday it was also the most hellish. Around two in the afternoon, the … Continue reading

Protesting Immigration Policy, and Why I Decided to Get Arrested | Bill McKibben | The New Yorker

By Bill McKibben August 9, 2019 Toward the end of this hideous week of gun massacres and Presidential tantrums, I found myself manacled at the ankle to a bench in a holding cell in the basement of a police station … Continue reading

The Pentagon’s Outsized Part in the Climate Fight | by Bill McKibben | NYR Daily | The New Y ork Review of Books

https://www.nybooks.com/daily/2019/06/27/the-pentagons-outsized-part-in-the-climate-fight/ Sent from my iPad

Bill McKibben: The ‘Debate’ Over Global Warming Was Always Phony | The Nation

Students hold signs during a demonstration against climate change in New York on March 15, 2019. (Reuters / Shannon Stapleton) Bill McKibben was one of the first people to warn of the dangers of global warming 30 years ago with … Continue reading

To stop global catastrophe, we must believe in humans again | Bill McKibben | Opinion | The Guardian

‘We have two relatively new inventions that could prove decisive to solving global warming before it destroys the planet. One is the solar panel.’ Photograph: Gérard Julien/AFP/Getty Images Tue 23 Apr 2019 01.00 EDT Last modified on Tue 23 Apr … 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

Environmental Thinker Bill McKibben Sounds Warning on Technology – Scientific American

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/environmental-thinker-bill-mckibben-sounds-warning-on-technology/ When author and environmentalist Bill McKibben wrote The End of Nature in 1989, the world was a very different place. The science behind climate change was not as sophisticated, the public’s understanding of the issue more limited, and the … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: Green New Deal Is a Chance to “Remake Not Just a Broken Planet, But a Broken Society”

Democracy Now! Published on Apr 15, 2019 President Trump signed two executive orders last week to facilitate the approval of pipeline projects at a federal level, limiting states’ ability to regulate such projects. The move is intended in part to … Continue reading

“Falter”: In New Book, Bill McKibben Asks If the Human Game Has Begun to Play Itself Out

Democracy Now! Published on Apr 15, 2019 Thousands are taking to the streets in London today to demand radical action to combat the climate crisis. Protesters with the group Extinction Rebellion have set up encampments and roadblocks across Central London … Continue reading

Global warming…Do The Math w/Bill McKibben

The Big Picture RT Published on Sep 20, 2013 Bill McKibben, 350.org/Oil and Honey, joins Thom Hartmann. The fight to save our civilization from global warming and climate change is in high gear – even as 2.4 million pounds of … Continue reading