With the information in the latest UN report, McKibben makes an impassioned plea for immediate action to address the climate crisis.
"We will be marching for these and a dozen other names and attending rallies without end, unless there is a significant and profound change in American life and policy.”
Solving Our Climate Crisis: A Town Hall with Sen. Bernie Sanders, and more with Naomi Klein, Cenk (Young Turks), and the Humanist Report
https://youtu.be/w0IgDgyHEfc Join Senator Bernie Sanders LIVE for a national town hall about the current state of our climate crisis. Senator Sanders will be joined by experts and environmental activists to discuss solutions for how we can combat climate change and protect the planet. Joining Senator Sanders is actress and activist Shailene Woodley, author and founder More
DAPL would be the largest pipeline ever to come out of North Dakota and, at 1,172-miles long, it would be only seven miles shorter than Keystone XL, which was rejected by the president because it didn't pass his climate test. So it raises the question: Why, of all projects, shouldn't DAPL have to pass a similar test?
"If we can't say a word about TPP, if we can't talk about Medicare-for-All explicitly, if the greatest prophetic voice dealing with pending ecologically catastrophe can hardly win a vote, and if we can't even acknowledge occupation... it seems there is no way in good conscience I can say, 'Take it to the next stage,'" [Cornel] West declared before the assembly.
Ahead of final sign-off, veteran journalist tells viewers that reaching out to their fellow citizens and neighbors is the essential task in creating the transformation so desperately needed By Jon Queally, staff writer CommonDreams.org October 24, 2014 After more than four decades as a journalist working in the public interest, Bill Moyers might soon be "signing-off" More
▶ Hedges, McKibben, Naomi Klein, Sawant, Sanders: What Will It Take to Save Humanity and the Planet?
Chris Hedges, activist Bill McKibben, journalist Naomi Klein, Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and public radio talk show host Brian Lehrer participated in a panel discussion the night before the People’s Climate March in New York City this month. Thoughts for success: Chris Hedges: Live in truth; Naomi Klein: Build a More
Business as Usual in Manhattan Branding. That’s how the climate crisis is going to be solved. We are in an era or postmodern social movements. The future is unwritten. It’s not about what happens on Sunday. It’s what happens after that. By ARUN GUPTA counterpunch.org September 20, 2014 I’ve never been to a protest march More
President Obama isn’t just not fixing climate change—he’s making it worse. By BILL MCKIBBEN and MIKE TIDWELL Politico.org January 21, 2014 If you want to know just how bad an idea it is for America to ship “fracked” natural gas to overseas markets, travel the 65 miles from the White House to a place called More
The Education of Bill McKibben: How the Unlikely Activist Learned to Break the Rules | Madeline Ostrander
“Sometime in the course of the past decade I figured out that I needed to do more than write—if this fight was about power, then we who wanted change had to assemble some.” by Madeline Ostrander Dec 11, 2013 YES! Magazine Bill McKibben. Photo by David Garten The tasks Bill McKibben set for himself were monumental. Start More