Down in Mexico at the COP16 climate conference, Andy Revkin of the New York Times just posted a video interview he did with environmental campaigner and thinker extraordinare Bill McKibben, which is really worth a view. McKibben is perhaps slightly
You'd put solar panels on your roof if they were free, but will President Obama. "It's complicated," the White House responded when Bill McKibben and 350.org asked if they'd install the panels Sungevity agreed to donate. To hopefully tip the balance,
Big props to David Letterman for bringing on Bill McKibben earlier this week to talk to Letterman's 4 million nightly viewers about global climate change and Bill's 350.org project. 350.org has a savvy campaign to get the White House
Tonight at Klimaforum President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives elevated himself to eco-rock star status. True to that moniker Nasheed arrived fashionable late -- 350.org's Bill McKibben having to speak for a bit longer
Last weekend the president of the Maldives held an unusual cabinet meeting. Underwater. The president asked his ministers to learn scuba diving for their unusual in-the-sea meeting, where they used hand signals and wrote on slates to communicate in an
photo: Cellular Immunity via flickr.
Bill McKibben certainly has an enviable way with words: Nature Magazine has a new feature on planetary boundaries, which once crossed have devastating biological consequences -- and we've already crossed three of the
Barack Obama at the Clinton Global Initiative 2009, photo: a natural sound via flickr.
President Obama is certainly having a busy week -- addressing the United Nations not once but twice; speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative; the G20 in Pittsburgh.
Bill McKibben (author of Deep Economy and The End of Nature) is the man behind 350.org, the campaign to convince the world that we aren't safe until global carbon dioxide levels are down to 350 parts per million. In the run-up to major climate talks in
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We are currently at 390 part per million of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. 350.org's Bill McKibben (who was on
In case you don't have it marked on your calendar, there are 100 days left (or thereabouts, you may not be reading this on the 100th day itself) until October 24th, when the 350.org campaign storms to world, hoping to transform the
The state of Kerala in southwest India is a socio-economic abberation: despite a per capita GDP of US$247, far below the world average, its 32 million people enjoy good health care, US-level birth rates, literacy rates and life expectancies.
Yale Environment 360 is running a new interview with Bill McKibben on why he's no focused full time on organizing a citizen's movement around climate change which is interesting in the whole (as McKibben's thoughts most often