Bill McKibben

Guest Author

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Bill McKibben

Expertise

Climate science

Introduction

Bill McKibben is one of the world's leading environmental writers and thinkers. He is the founder and senior adviser emeritus of 350.org. His 1989 book "The End of Nature" is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages.

McKibben serves as the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he has won the Gandhi Peace Prize as well as honorary degrees from 19 colleges and universities. He was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes called the alternative Nobel, in the Swedish Parliament. 

"Foreign Policy" named him to its inaugural list of the world’s 100 most important global thinkers.

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