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WGBH IdeaLab Keynote: Bill McKibben

WGBHForum Published on Dec 21, 2018 WGBH’s 2018 Innovation IdeaLab convened powerful writers, grassroots activists, economists, architects and green designers around the theme of The Changemakers for the popular day-long gathering supported by The Kendeda Fund. The purpose of the … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: The Fossil Fuel Industry Has Money, But We Have Movements

TheRealNews Published on Jan 9, 2019 At the Sanders Institute Gathering, Bill McKibben says that a Green New Deal must address climate change, immigration, and unemployment, or we’re headed “if not to Hell, then to a place with a very … Continue reading

Bill McKibben Calls FBI Tracking of Environmental Activists “Contemptible”

As the result of a Freedom of Information suit brought by The Guardian, the FBI has revealed it maintained an open investigation of — the climate activism group founded by Bill McKibben — and its members as part of … Continue reading

Bill McKibben | How the Iconic 1968 Earthrise Photo Changed Our Relationship to the Planet

By Bill McKibben, Reader Supported News 8 December 18 Nineteen sixty-eight was a crazy year, its events moving at a horrific pace. The Tet Offensive. The My Lai Massacre. Bobby Kennedy announcing the news that the Rev. Martin Luther King … Continue reading

A Green New Deal: Bill McKibben Hails Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Plan to Combat Climate Change

Published on Nov 26, 2018 Democracy Now – Rep. John Lewis has become the most prominent Democratic legilsator to back incoming New York congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call for a Green New Deal. The resolution would create a bipartisan committee … Continue reading

Bill McKibben: New Report Reconfirms Climate Change is Shrinking Inhabitable Parts of the Planet

Published on Nov 26, 2018 Democracy Now – On the heels of yet another alarming climate change report—this time released by a White House that openly denies global warming—we speak with co-founder Bill McKibben and public health scholar … Continue reading

A Very Grim Forecast | by Bill McKibben | The New York Review of Books

Bill McKibben   November 22, 2018 Issue Global Warming of 1.5°C: An IPCC Special Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Available at Diane Burko: Grinnell Mt. Gould #1, #2, #3, #4, 2009; based on USGS photos of Grinnell … Continue reading

How Extreme Weather Is Shrinking the Planet | Bill McKibben | The New Yorker

California is currently ablaze, after a record hot summer and a dry fall set the stage for the most destructive fires in the state’s history. Above: The Woolsey fire, near Los Angeles, seen from the West Hills.   Photograph by Kevin … Continue reading

Bill McKibben On The Pressing Danger Of Climate Change

Bill McKibben On The Pressing Danger Of Climate Change By WGBH News November 1, 2018 Greater Boston As The New York Times recently reported, the United States is right in the middle of an era of deregulation in Washington, with … Continue reading

Bill McKibben on the ‘valve-turners’ and the future of climate activism Bill McKibben on the ‘valve-turners’ and the future of climate activism Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 1:00 AM Stopping global warming is “not on the menu.” But the prominent environmentalist says activism will be crucial in fighting climate change as … Continue reading