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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

The Climate Crisis Newsletter | The New Yorker | Bill McKibben

In what may be the most cataclysmic day so far for the traditional fossil-fuel industry, a remarkable set of shareholder votes and court rulings have scrambled the future of three of the world’s largest oil companies. On Wednesday, a court … Continue reading

FOCUS: Harvard Tries to Subvert Votes Too – Bill McKibben

By Bill McKibben, The Boston Globe 26 March 21 The 2020 elections, at Harvard and in the US, have shown what a majority of voters want: climate action and inclusive governance. Voter suppression is truly ugly business. From Georgia to … Continue reading

The Waste Makers: Vance Packard (Bill McKibben, introduction)

. An exposé of “the systematic attempt of business to make us wasteful, debt-ridden, permanently discontented individuals,” The Waste Makers is Vance Packard’s pioneering 1960 work on how the rapid growth of disposable consumer goods was degrading the environmental, financial, … Continue reading

Is There Anything Funny About the Climate Crisis? – Bill McKibben

Norfolk, Virginia, is one of seven cities in the region known as Hampton Roads, which is among the metropolitan areas most vulnerable to coastal flooding in the world. Like New Orleans, Norfolk sits extraordinarily low to the sea—just seven feet … Continue reading

“A Big Deal”: Bill McKibben on Rutgers Fossil Fuel Divestment & the Future of Climate Justice

Democracy Now! – Mar 10, 2021 Rutgers University has voted to begin divesting from fossil fuels, following a campaign by the student-organized Endowment Justice Collective that grew out of the Global Climate Strike in 2019. The organizing efforts led to … Continue reading