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Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and co-founder of 350.org and ThirdAct.org. His most recent book is "Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?." He also authored "The End of Nature," "Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet," and "Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future."

Articles by this author

 

Inside the Climate Movement and Still Outside the White House

Nonviolent social social movements are the way the small and many stand up to the mighty and the few.

Bill McKibben ·


More Money, More Problems (for Our Democracy and Our Planet)

We're on a slippery slope of complete democratic collapse—and corresponding planetary collapse due to inaction on climate change—if we don't act fast.

Bill McKibben ·


People Fighting for a Livable Planet Don't Owe Joe Manchin One Single Thing

Whatever Republicans do—and in the end they will do what Big Oil instructs them to do—progressives should not sign off on permitting reform that helps expand the fossil fuel empire.

Bill McKibben ·


Climate Insanity: The Biden Administration Wants to Drill on Alaska's North Slope

The Biden administration seems to be leaning toward permitting this carbon bomb, which would mock its campaign commitments to ease off on new oil leases.

Zach Brown ·


The Time Is Now for a People-Powered Backlash

The Supreme Court's decisions are insanely unpopular; we have to make that matter.

Bill McKibben ·


Putin's Aggression Shows Why Defeating Autocracy Is Key to Combating Climate Crisis

Climate activists have arguably been a little too focused on politics as a source of change, and paid not quite enough attention to the other power center in our civilization: money. Efforts to punish Russia economically for its attack on Ukraine may hold valuable lessons.

Bill McKibben ·


This Election Isn't About the Next Four Years. It's About the Next Four Millennia

Time is running out to act on global heating. Electing Donald Trump the first time cost us dearly; a second term would be catastrophic.

Bill McKibben ·


Vote as if the Climate and the Future of Humanity Depend on It—Because They Do

Captain Trump wants to steer us straight onto the rocks. This election is humanity’s last shot to prevent utter climate catastrophe.

Bill McKibben ·

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