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Election 2020: The next election is about the next 10,000 years

The upcoming election looks to be an apocalyptic turning point for our democracy—and our planet. In Turnout! Mobilizing Voters in an Emergency, political visionaries and movement leaders such as Bill McKibben define the urgency of this moment and provide a manual for turning out voters in an age of extreme inequality, climate change, and pandemic. By […]

July 28th

Climate Change Action: McKibben & Hansen on the front lines

James Hansen and Bill McKibben have spent decades alerting the world to the dangers of global warming and climate change. Both have traveled millions of miles, given thousands of talks to groups large and small, and been thrown in jail for their efforts. Through it all, they have persevered. Today, Hansen remains quite pessimistic about […]

June 23rd

COP 23: Bill McKibben says the drive for 100% renewables is too slow. Time to accelerate!

The good news this week about the drive for 100% renewable energy: Researchers from German nonprofit Energy Watch Group and Lappeenranta University of Technology in Finland told the COP23 climate conference in Bonn that it’s possible for the world to reach that goal by 2050, or sooner. Far from causing the global economy to implode, as […]

November 11th

Earth Day is last day to submit KXL Pipeline comments!

Bill McKibben has the following message to everyone who is looking for something to do for the planet on this Earth Day 2013: It’s as if the president was setting it up for us. This morning, in his Earth Day proclamation, he said: “Nothing is more powerful than millions of voices calling for change.” This afternoon, […]

April 22nd

Fight global warming – hit the fossil fuel companies in their wallets

There’s a growing movement to battle global warming by encouraging progressive institutions such as colleges and universities to vote with their wallets by cutting climate-wrecking fossil fuel companies from their investment portfolios. In this report from our sister site Planetsave, Bill McKibben talks about the progress we’re making… Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Gains Steam In […]

February 12th

Bill McKibben: Turning up the heat on climate deniers

By Bill McKibben It’s been a tough few weeks for the forces of climate-change denial. First came the giant billboard with Unabomber Ted Kacynzki’s face plastered across it:  “I Still Believe in Global Warming. Do You?” Sponsored by the Heartland  Institute, the nerve-center of climate-change denial, it was supposed  to draw attention to the fact that “the […]