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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Conservancy Talk

First in the series is my conversation with writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben. Mark Tercek: Thanks Bill.

Bill McKibben: The IPCC still underestimates the situation

Green Blog

Surely, somewhere, there must be words that will prompt the world’s leaders to act. And this is important to know.

If Bill McKibben's A Communist, Call Me Alexandra Kollontai

Green Prophet

Sadly, he’s no match for our witty friend Bill McKibben. Chamber of Commerce, which Bill McKibben has recently criticized.

New Divestment Campaign Targets the Gates Foundation

Sightline Daily

Bill Gates - OnInnovation.com Interview by OnInnovation used under CC BY-ND 2.0 It deserves to be a huge priority.” What is divestment?

McKibben To Environment Movement: ‘Be More Confrontational’

Green Prophet

think it’s fairly safe to say that Bill McKibben has had an eventful couple of weeks. So where are we going wrong?

Book Review: Oil and Honey by Bill McKibben

Green Living Ideas

Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist by Bill McKibben is a revelation– and a joy– to read. Check out Planetsave }.

Middle East Joins Worldwide Campaign For Greener Transport (Photos)

Green Prophet

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Carbon Omission

Wend Magazine

Magazine and Bill McKibben: Climate Denialists on the Ropes: Unfortunately, so is the planet. More on Big Coal BS. From Yes!

We Won. You Won - from Bill McKibben

Celsias

This one, very fittingly , is a message from Bill McKibben. We are loving this feeling. We won. You won.

Bill McKibben Brings the Divestment Campaign to New Zealand

Celsias

Bill McKibben is one of the most endearing speakers you could hope to hear. He continues on to Wellington and Dunedin.

The Important Thing To Do Is Stay Calm

10,000 Birds

Or so says Bill McKibben in this very tongue-in-cheek opinion piece that appeared last week in The Washington Post. Seriously, when will the American public wake up to the fact that climate change is happening and humans are the driving force behind it?  It is getting embarrassing… a. Asides

2C + 565 + 2,795 is only part of the story

Green Blog

I’ve been asked by several folks to comment on the recent Bill McKibben feature column in Rolling Stone magazine that has caused quite a stir.

Green Christians Fights Climate Injustice

Green Prophet

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Connecting the Dots- A Letter From Bill McKibben

Celsias

On 5/5, all around the world, we’ll be Connecting the Dots on climate change. We desperately

Why the Middle East Should Definitely Support America’s Keystone XL Pipeline Protests

Green Prophet

Bill McKibben isn’t the kind of guy who takes getting arrested lightly. The man America elected in 2008. Oil addiction.

Bill McKibben Talks Climate Change and 350.org with Colbert

Eco Chic

Bill McKibben. LOVE Colbert, and I am a long-time Bill McKibben fan; his new organization, 350.org is fighting climate change by encouraging initiatives that bring carbon down to 350ppm or lower (we are at 390 right now), which is the safe level for continued healthy and prosperous life on Earth. The Colbert Report.

Meet Bill McKibben – the man who crushed the Keystone XL pipeline

Green Blog

Bill McKibben is a man whom many people consider to be a “superstar" of the global environmental movement – or at least one of the top environmental leaders in the US today. McKibben is the man behind the successful + 350.org movement and global events such as the “Moving Planet Day of Action” last year. greenblog.

Bill McKibben -12 Minutes on Climate Change You Won't Want to Miss

Celsias

The U.S. Congress could pass pro Keystone XL bill today

Green Blog

Today the bill will be voted on in the Senate and if approved it will land on Obama’s table where he would be expected to veto it.

Walk The Talk Show’s Best Videos for Earth Day.

Elephant Journal

There are a ton of challenges facing the earth today, and it''s easy to get discouraged. This collection of videos reminds us how powerful we are when we decide to look at our problems and empower ourselves to do something about it. walkyourtalk.

The Green Buzz: Monday, April 1

Conservancy Talk

Climate crusader Bill McKibben has some thoughts on how businesses can help combat global warming. Today’s green news round-up is no joke. Concern grows for the future of the monarch butterfly. YaleE360 ). Want to get healthier? Ride your bike to work. It’s science. Grist ). Mongabay ). Why is Antarctica getting icier ?

Margaret Wente on Karevia and the ‘Enviro-Optimists’

Nature Conservancy - Science

Salt evaporation ponds formed by salt water impounded within levees in former tidelands on the shores of San Francisco Bay.

How Siberia’s methane craters affect the whole planet

Green Prophet

In 2011, scientists warned that  giant plumes of methane gas  could fast-track planetary warming. Image of the Siberian crater via AFP/Getty Images.

Revealed: Bill Gates charity has $1.4bn in fossil fuel investments

Green Blog

It’s been revealed that the Gates Foundation, run by Bill and Melinda Gates, has held at least $1.4 The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the world’s largest charities with an endowment of $42.3 The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has so far declined to comment on this story. billion. global poverty.

Why We Underestimate the Earth and Overestimate Ourselves

Celsias

In his 2010 book, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet , environmental scholar and activist Bill McKibben writes of a planet so devastated by global warming that it’s no longer recognizable as the Earth we once inhabited. ” The Eaarth that McKibben describes

Dubai’s Greener Future Begins Now At the Dubai Global Energy Forum

Green Prophet

This city is as polluted as Beijing, but instead of coal pollution, it’s money pollution,” said Bill McKibben of Washington D.C.

Nicholas Stern endorses 350 ppm as “a very sensible long-term target”

Green Blog

350 ppm, as in parts per million, the level scientists have identified as the safe upper limit for CO2 in our atmosphere.

Would You Get Arrested to Save the Planet? Take the poll.

Green Prophet

Green Prophet’s eco-hero Bill McKibben tells activists to become more confrontational. And would you do it? Take the poll.

Ice, snow, so where’s the global warming?

Green Blog

In a thoughtful article at HuffingtonPost, environmentalist Bill McKibben explains why climate change is a different kind of problem.

Do the Math on Climate Change

Celsias

The trailer of Bill Mckibben''s "Do the Math".If If you haven''t seen it, do.

The World’s Largest Coal Company Just Filed for Bankruptcy

Mother Jones

These are truly dark days for coal. On Wednesday, the slow and steady die-off of coal claimed its biggest victim.

NASA study confirms society is on the brink of total collapse

Green Prophet

But a recent study funded by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center confirms that industrial society is on the brink of collapse. ”  .

We Are, Essentially, Doomed

10,000 Birds

There is no way you can read this article by Bill McKibben and not be afraid for the world’s – and humanity’s – future. That is, unless you are a climate-change denier in which case you are ignorant, stupid, or getting paid by the fossil fuel industry. a. Asides

Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

also think everyone should read Edward Abbey’s Desert Solitaire , Barry Lopez’s Arctic Dreams , and Bill McKibben’s The End of Nature.

Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature.

Write for Sustainability and Win $10,000 in Creative Writing Contest

Green Prophet

Unleash your inner Thoreau, show the human side of sustainability and and win $10,000 for a creative nonfiction essay. It inspires.

Man Bikes 500 Miles for Ethiopia’s Forests

Green Prophet

former lecturer at Sodo University, Mr. Gizaw rode for two months as part of a self-initiated environmental awareness campaign.

Obama Keystone statement bodes ill for future of climate

Green Blog

Yes, it’s great that the pipeline is dead, and everyone from Bill McKibben and 350.org to every single demonstrator who got this done by leading the charge against the project against all odds, deserves our sincerest and most heartfelt congratulations and gratitude. And it’s not one bit encouraging. Two things stand out.

Abu Dhabi Prince Shames White House by Crowning Court Roof with Solar Panels

Green Prophet

When an oil-rich Sheikdom crowns an official building with grid-connected solar panels, it’s time for the U.S. to wake up! Technically, the U.S.

5 Great Ever “Green” Book Ideas and Gifts for Christmas

Green Prophet

Some are available in hard copy, others as very green e-books. 1. American Earth   is a book every green-inclined person needs on their book shelf.