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The Greta Thunberg Generation Pushes Harvard to Deal With Climate Crisis: Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben. (photo: Wolfgang Schmidt) By Bill McKibben, The Boston Globe   05 November 11 The plural of “privilege’’ is “establishment,” and Harvard University is the greatest example on American soil — the richest private university on earth, and one that’s … Continue reading

Bill McKibben on U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Accord, California Fires, Climate Refugees & More

Democracy Now! Nov 5, 2019 The Trump administration notified the United Nations Monday that it would withdraw the U.S. from the historic Paris climate agreement, starting a year-long process to leave the international pact to fight the climate crisis. The … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: To Confront the Climate Crisis, We Need Human Solidarity, Not Walls & Cages

Democracy Now! Published on Sep 24, 2019 Bill McKibben, the longtime journalist and co-founder of, talks about climate migration, the 2020 Democratic candidates, the Green New Deal and more. McKibben’s latest piece for The New Yorker is titled “Money … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: Youth Who Led Global Climate Strike Are Bringing a New “Spirit” to Climate Fi ght

Published on Sep 23, 2019 Following Friday’s youth-led climate strike — the largest-ever global protest focused on climate — we speak with Bill McKibben, longtime journalist and co-founder of McKibben’s latest piece for The New Yorker is titled “Money … Continue reading

Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different | TIME | Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben in the 23 September 2019 issue of Time Magazine Let’s imagine for a moment that we’ve reached the middle of the century. It’s 2050, and we have a moment to reflect—the climate fight remains the consuming battle of … Continue reading

Bill McKibben – ‘If A Kid Says Help, You Help’: Adults Urged to Join Upcoming Global Climate Strike | Common Dreams News

  “Elders need to act like elders.” by Julia Conley, staff writer As climate activist Greta Thunberg neared the United States on a boat which set sail from Britain on August 14, the global climate action movement called on adults … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: The Amazon rainforests are on fire. Brazil’s Trump-like president, Jair Bolsonaro, is to blame. Aug. 22, 2019, 4:36 AM EDT By Bill McKibben, founder, global climate campaign 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 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