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And, well, I write a lot. But this long piece that just went up at Rolling Stone tries to distill what we now know about climate change into 3 numbers 1) 2 degrees C--that's what the world's ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 319 comments on Thu Jul 19, 2012 at 08:28 AM PDT with 594 Recommends
John Boehner, Wayne LaPierre: essentially guys devoted to making sure nothing ever changes. It's painful just to look at. So, meet Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, henceforth known as Santa Claus to the ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 79 comments on Sat Dec 22, 2012 at 02:37 PM PST with 497 Recommends
So many powerful things are happening at once that it gets a little hard to keep track--but that's a good kind of problem to have. First thing: a huge front ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 90 comments on Mon Oct 17, 2011 at 12:32 PM PDT with 490 Recommends
The most important piece of news yesterday, this week, this month, and this year was a new set of statistics released yesterday by the Global Carbon Project. It showed that carbon emissions from our ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 349 comments on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 06:09 AM PST with 489 Recommends
and to all the people here who have been helping bring these tar sands protests to everyone's attention. I was in the first wave of protesters arrested, on saturday morning. The police told our ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 120 comments on Tue Aug 23, 2011 at 11:11 AM PDT with 487 Recommends
I'm serious as foot cancer. You all expect me to say something like I'm serious as dick cancer but I'm trying to clean up my act. Okay, I'm serious as dick cancer. When I say we all have to give ...
by Fishgrease
Comment Count 541 comments on Fri Jan 25, 2013 at 03:11 AM PST with 407 Recommends
Is there anything wrong with saying yes? was The New York Times 's question about socialism that President Obama didn’t answer earlier this month. Some of us who campaigned for, ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 368 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2009 at 02:06 PM PDT with 402 Recommends
How big a deal is Keystone? Handcuffed next to me was Mike Brune, head of the Sierra Club, which today broke its 120-year ban on civil disobedience. That's how important Keystone is. Directly ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 67 comments on Wed Feb 13, 2013 at 01:31 PM PST with 322 Recommends
Amid the heated rhetoric about the administration that’s dominating the site at the moment, here’s a potential chance to help with a very concrete project.
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 189 comments on Tue Sep 07, 2010 at 06:09 AM PDT with 322 Recommends
Hey everyone: We're three days off from the big Ring Around the White House that is turning into a big, beautiful gathering: we're expecting many thousands of people, all carrying banners with ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 73 comments on Thu Nov 03, 2011 at 04:01 PM PDT with 314 Recommends
Today was the day: finally, powerfully, conclusively the climate change movement came together. This was the biggest global warming rally in history (and almost certainly the biggest rally about ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 75 comments on Sun Feb 17, 2013 at 01:55 PM PST with 306 Recommends
This was not an easy thing for Al Gore to do. We're sitting in outside the house of a sitting president of his own party; political decorum might have led him to duck the whole thing, and I wouldn't ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 100 comments on Wed Aug 31, 2011 at 05:03 PM PDT with 302 Recommends
Bill just provided this quote to fellow organizers. The only thing we ...
by Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse
Comment Count 124 comments on Sat Aug 20, 2011 at 06:19 PM PDT with 294 Recommends
Yesterday many of us read Stranded Wind's justly highly-recommended diary Contemplating Human ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 294 comments on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 03:15 AM PDT with 294 Recommends
By Bill McKibben [I am posting this diary because Bill McKibben is right now giving a speech and unable to post it himself - MB.] The question to ask about the spill in the Gulf is: ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 177 comments on Thu Aug 12, 2010 at 04:10 PM PDT with 293 Recommends
I just came across Bill McKibben's new column on Al Jazeera about how he was drawn to the Obama campaign's message of change, and how the Obama campaign that took on the aura of a movement. About ...
by Lefty Coaster
Comment Count 176 comments on Sat Oct 15, 2011 at 06:01 PM PDT with 290 Recommends
Some old enough to remember Jimmy Carter will remember that he added solar panels to the White House in his adminstration, but that Ronald Reagan took them off when he became president. President ...
by TomP
Comment Count 169 comments on Thu Aug 15, 2013 at 11:16 AM PDT with 263 Recommends
My friend Bill McKibben, founder of the climate change organization 350.org, has a 25-year history of environmental writing and activism that began with his inspiring and disturbing book, The End of ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 09:36 AM PDT with 252 Recommends
Andrew Revkin, at the New York Times , who I generally find very much worth reading, has a doozy today. In ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 123 comments on Tue Nov 13, 2007 at 10:36 PM PST with 244 Recommends
After several years of constant lurking, and occasionally writing about Kos in the MSM , and even getting to speak at Yearly Kos, this is my first ...
by Bill McKibben
Comment Count 74 comments on Tue Oct 16, 2007 at 10:48 AM PDT with 241 Recommends