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Bill McKibben & Akaya Windwood: Boomers, Big Banks & Solving the Climate Crisis

Oct 9, 2022 Hey Boomers: When it comes to the climate crisis, are you the problem, the solution or both? In this episode Laura sits down with acclaimed author and environmental activist Bill McKibben and author Akaya Windwood to find … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: Record Heat Wave in Europe Is Latest Warning That Action on Climate Can’t Wait

Jul 18, 2022 A scorching heat wave continues to fuel wildfires across southern Europe and parts of North Africa, resulting in hundreds of heat-related deaths and forcing thousands to evacuate their homes. The record-breaking temperatures come as Senator Joe Manchin … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: Egypt U.N. Climate Summit Must Demand Freedom for Jailed Activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah

Jul 18, 2022 We speak with climate author and activist Bill McKibben, who is pushing for the climate movement to demand the release of Egyptian prisoner and human rights activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah ahead of the next U.N. climate conference, … Continue reading

The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon: A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened: Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben―award-winning author, activist, educator―is fiercely curious. “I’m curious about what went so suddenly sour with American patriotism, American faith, and American prosperity.” Like so many of us, McKibben grew up believing―knowing―that the United States was the greatest country on … Continue reading

Bridgeside Books – The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon with Bill McKibben 6/18/2022

Jul 5, 2022

Bill McKibben: Latest IPCC Climate Report Underscores “Fossil Fuel Is at the Root of Our Problems ”

Apr 7,2022 A new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns the opportunity to mitigate the worst effects of global warming by maintaining global temperatures at 1.5 degrees Celsius is quickly closing and that humanity has … Continue reading

In a World on Fire, Stop Burning Things | Bill McKibben | The New Yorker

and Illustration by Álvaro Bernis On the last day of February, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued its most dire report yet. The Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, had, he said, “seen many scientific reports in my … Continue reading

How to Stop Burning Things | Open Source – Bill McKibben with Christopher Lydon

Bill McKibben: How to Stop Burning Things When Bill McKibben looks at the war in Ukraine, what he sees is a chapter, maybe the very last one, in the chronicle of a planet that we humans are burning unto … 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

Bill McKibben on Dire IPCC Climate Report & How Oil and Gas Are Fueling Putin’s Ukraine Invasion

Democracy Now! Feb 28, 2022 We speak with climate author, journalist and movement leader Bill McKibben upon the release of the highly anticipated U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 2022 report, which finds the impacts of the climate crisis are … Continue reading