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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.

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