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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.

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.

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?

Grim Greenhouse Gas Milestone Dims Hope for Less Climate Change

Green Prophet

Interview: Bracing for a Warmer Planet With Bill McKibben. Climate Bill McKibben Climate Change global warming greenhouse gas emissions

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 }.

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.

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.

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 + movement and global events such as the “Moving Planet Day of Action” last year. greenblog.

The Green Buzz: Monday, April 1

Conservancy Talk

Today’s green news round-up is no joke. This writer says hemp can solve a whole lot of our green dilemmas. Climate crusader Bill McKibben has some thoughts on how businesses can help combat global warming. Concern grows for the future of the monarch butterfly. YaleE360 ). Want to get healthier? It’s science.

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. Silent Spring   is a classic.

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.

Margaret Wente on Karevia and the ‘Enviro-Optimists’

Nature Conservancy - Science

First come green algae, then darkening as orange brine shrimp predominate. Colors include red, green, orange and yellow, brown and blue.

5 Green Books to Buy for Christmas (Or Hannukah)

Green Prophet

American Earth is a book every green-inclined person needs on their book shelf. There are more Christians in Egypt than Jews in Israel.

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

Green Blog

Green Quote of the Week: Nicholas Stern. We have already passed 350ppm, we are at 390 ppm of Co2 and at 435 ppm of Co2-equivalents right now.

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.

After Nebraska Setback, Greens Regroup on Keystone XL | Mother.

Mother Jones

After Nebraska Setback, Greens Regroup on Keystone XL. FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Politics.

NASA study confirms society is on the brink of total collapse

Green Prophet

” Related : The Moneyless Man talks to Green Prophet. And technology won’t save us either, according to the scientists. ”  .

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

Green Prophet

Green, clean—what does it mean?; Have you been lucky enough to Dance at the Dead Sea  but then couldn’t help but notice its destruction?

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

Green Prophet

Instead of supporting green alternatives, the former president put America’s full weight behind fossil fuels. to wake up!

Must Environmentalists and Labor Activists Find Themselves at Odds With Each Other?

Green (Living) Review

green living jobs labor movement Can We Earn a Living on a Living Planet? Why isn’t this part of your demands?” But must they?

Katerva Picks 8 Global Projects to Save Planet Earth

Green Prophet

number of the 8 have been featured on Green Prophet as vehicles for change in the Middle East. Lifestyle & Culture environmental education green investment Middle EastKaterva picks the top of the top social entrepreneur and NGO projects for 2011. Who are Katerva’s Top 8? Read on. Read about the Nissan Leaf in the Middle East.

Look Who’s Taking Coal Money, Part 2

Sightline Daily

With offices in Portland and Seattle, law firm Stoel Rives touts its work in the green economy. Excellent. ” Photo credit Jesse Varner.

After Obama's Broken Promises, What Will Green Voters Do 2012?


“If he didn’t mean it, he shouldn’t have said it.”

Hundreds of protesters called for an end to fossil fuel subsidies

Green Blog

Billions and billions of dollars in taxpayer money. Not because they need a subsidy. We’ve known how to burn coal and gas and oil for 250 years.

Coal Country Bank First to Report Carbon Footprint to Shareholders.

Mother Jones

FREE CONNECTIONS FOR GREEN SINGLES. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Kevin Drum.

Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa: Why The Middle East Needs Eco-Activism

Green Prophet

agree with McKibben that we need to be more serious about our activism and give people a real sense of what’s really at stake.

The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Tools

The Green Changemakers

Lesson Plans from the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Tools offers a five-part series of lesson plans designed for use in high school classrooms. DOWNLOAD ACTIVITY: The Green Wave and My Community Green Jobs for All People left out of the fossil fuel economy stand tall in the green economy.

Environmental Coalition Calls on Presidents Obama and Hu to Declare Global Climate Emergency

Green (Living) Review

Full Disclosure Statement: The GREEN (LIVING) REVIEW received no compensation for any component of this article We await your response. Sally G.

How Brilliant is’s Go Fossil Free Campaign?

Sightline Daily

The perverse irony isn’t lost on Bill McKibben. So, McKibben is calling for divestiture—and he’s doing it in a smart way.

Cancun – How to be an optimist in a pessimist's world

Green (Living) Review

Yet despite this bleak prognosis, AtKisson makes the case for optimism: "Cancún is not the whole story. He also works with global companies.

Hundreds of protesters at Capitol Hill called for an end to fossil fuel subsidie…

Green Blog

You can read more about the huge tax breaks and subsidies that the fossil-fuel industry receives every year on Green Blog: [link]. greenblog.

Politicians Challenged To Step Up Global Warming Efforts

Eco Friendly Daily

Step It Up organizer Bill McKibben said: “There are moments in history when we desperately need leadership, and this is one of them.

Iranian Artists Fight Smog with the Tehran Monoxide Project

Green Prophet

Lifestyle & Culture eco-art environmental art green design pollution public transportationBut then there are artists and actors.

Brighter Planet Launches #earthtweet Tweet-a-Thon

Green (Living) Review

Other prizes between now and Earth Day are from organizations and individuals committed to sustainable lifestyles such as Gaiam, Patagonia, Clif Bar, Brilliant Earth, and Brighter Planet Advisory Board member Bill McKibben. Asking the question “what are you doing for the earth?” It’s only gotten hotter since then.

Weekend Reading 5/31/13

Sightline Daily

Bill McKibben crushed this interview with an Australian TV station. Moving on to the work of more reputable Canadians, I’m very much looking forward to digging into “Greening the Oil Sands” by The Tyee ’s Geoff Dembicki. The topic: coal exports. Allegedly. His success was quickly  replicated by pro-car warriors in Seattle.

A Renewable World: Energy, Ecology, Equality

The Green Changemakers

Bill McKibben, Founder, The post-Copenhagen world requires a fresh look at the big picture. It’s truly important!"

Basking in reflected glory

Environmental Economics

Where the fate of the earth is at stake, belief-producers such as Matt Ridley , Bill McKibben   and even Gernot Wagner will not do. The excellent David Warsh reviews Gernot Wagner's book (note, Gernot blogged here for awhile): I don’t know a more interesting young writer on environmental economics than Gernot Wagner.

Police Beat, Tie-Up, and Fire On Citizens Protesting Dying Ramsar Protected Lake in Iran

Green Prophet

Police violently repressed activists protesting the nearly irreversible damage done to the Middle East’s largest salt lake over the weekend.

Hundreds arrested at White House in XL pipeline protest

Green Blog

Over 1,200 people of all ages were arrested in a similar protest organized by the environmental group at the White House in August 2011. "An entire movement has thrown itself into in this Keystone fight, from local frontline groups to big national green organizations," co-founder Bill McKibben wrote in an email to Huffington Post.

Book Review: “I’m With the Bears”

Green Prophet

McKibben has written:  This is really really important. More Book Reviews on Green Prophet: Plastiki: Across the Pacific on Plastic.