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Bill McKibben: Trump May Have Approved Keystone XL, But People Will Stop This Pipeline Again

Democracy Now! Published on Mar 27, 2017 http://democracynow.org – The Trump administration has approved a permit allowing TransCanada to build the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport 830,000 barrels of crude every day from Alberta’s tar sands to refineries on … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: Citizens Must Hold Government Accountable on Climate

Polar bear on an ice float. (photo: National Geographic)  By Bill McKibben, The Boston Globe,  25 March 17 few things that happened this week: one set of researchers announced that February was the planet’s fourth-warmest month on record, which is … Continue reading

Rex Tillerson is big oil personified. The damage he can do is immense | Bill McKibben | Opinion | The Guardian

‘It’s like appointing Ronald McDonald to run the agriculture department.’ Photograph: Brian Harkin/Getty Images https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/11/rex-tillerson-big-oil-trump-cabinet Now a fossil fuel executive will run America’s foreign policy, right out in the open. Donald Trump gets credit for a kind of barbaric transparency … Continue reading

Is the Democratic party with the resistance? This weekend might tell | Bill McKibben | Opinion | The Guardian

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/feb/21/democratic-party-resistance-dnc-chair-vote-keith-ellison The DNC votes on who will become the new chairman in a few days. If Keith Ellison wins, the party might just be able to win back its lost credibility Tuesday 21 February 2017 06.00 EST Last modified on … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: “Massachusetts Will Play A Big Role” In Climate Fight Against Tr ump | WGBH News

http://news.wgbh.org/2017/02/22/boston-public-radio-podcast/bill-mckibben-massachusetts-will-play-big-role-climate-fight Members of the scientific community, environmental advocates, and supporters demonstrate Feb. 19 in Boston to call attention to what they say are the increasing threats to science and scientific research under the Trump administration. Credit: Steven Senne/AP February 22, … Continue reading

The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War, Day Two: Bill McKibben

TheRealNews Published on Feb 10, 2017 On Day 2 of the CODEPINK #IraqTribunal, participants provided testimony on the costs of the invasion and occupation.

Bill McKibben: Trump’s Pipeline and America’s Shame – The New Yorker

By ordering construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline to resume, the President is participating in one of this country’s oldest traditions—repressing Native Americans.PHOTOGRAPH BY LARRY TOWELL / MAGNUM By Bill McKibben February 8, 2017 The Trump Administration is breaking with … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: Donald Trump and Steve Bannon have turned the White House against America | China Dialogue

(Image by Evan Guest) Bill McKibben 08.02.2017 The White House in the Time of Trump has seen unprecedented attacks on pillars of society and civilization, writes Bill Mckibben We’re not in a normal historical moment. Congress is acting as expected under … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: Trump’s Presidency Comes When the Warming World Can Least Afford It

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 10, 2016 http://democracynow.org – On the same day Donald Trump was elected, the World Meteorological Organization reported that the five years from 2011 to 2015 were the hottest on record, with hundreds of thousands of … Continue reading

With the Rise of Trump, Is It Game Over for the Climate Fight? – Bill McKibben

Donald Trump’s ascension to the presidency is a stunning blow to hopes for avoiding the worst impacts of global warming. But a broad-based, grassroots movement committed to cutting emissions and promoting clean energy must continue and intensify – the stakes … Continue reading