Posts Tagged ‘ McKibben ’

Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil

Feb 6th, 2014 | By

The showdown nears for the Keystone pipeline. Environmentalist Bill McKibben says it’s time for President Obama to stand up to oil companies and just say no. Click here for a preview.

Author-Activist Bill McKibben Kicks Off New Aspetuck Land Trust Lecture Series

Aug 27th, 2013 | By
From left, Aspetuck Land Trust executive committee members: Princie Falkenhagen, Easton, Lisa Brodlie, Weston, author Bill McKibben, Nancy Moon, Fairfield, Heather Williams, Westport, and Aspetuck Land Trust executive director David Brant from Fairfield. (contributed)

Speaking to some 200 Aspetuck Land Trust members from Fairfield, Weston, Westport and Easton gathered at the Pequot Library earlier this month, climate change activist author Bill McKibben reported on the risks and challenges within the global climate change public policy debate.

If Brazil Has to Guard Its Rainforest, Why Does Canada/U.S. Get to Burn Its Tar Sands?

Jun 29th, 2011 | By

It was big news in Canada when, in 2008, the country slipped from the top-ten list of the world’s most peaceful countries (all the way to eleventh). By this year, it was back in eighth, 74 places above the U.S. and, when liberals in the U.S. feel despairing, what dominates their fantasy life but “moving to Canada?”

Conversation: Bill McKibben: We Need Climate Justice Now

Dec 9th, 2010 | By

The environmental and climate justice movement isn’t just about saving polar bears from melting ice — it’s about rebuilding connections and community, changing the way human beings live and working in solidarity with human rights organizations across the world to improve all of our lives.

Yankee Mag Crowns Kent Foliage King

Sep 29th, 2010 | By

Yankee has named Kent No. 1 and East Haddam as No. 11 on its list of Top 25 towns in New England for fall foliage travel.

One of four Connecticut towns, East Haddam is the only town outside Litchfield County to be mentioned.

Also in the Sept./Oct. issue: Bill McKibben wraps up his four-part series, “How New England Can Change the World,” with an article on how small-town banks in Massachusetts’ Berkshire Hills are printing their own regional currency.

Glenn Hurowitz: Environmentalists Need A New President

Sep 14th, 2010 | By

I confess that when I initially heard of it, I thought Bill McKibben’s drive to return solar panels to the White House was essentially a waste of time: of all the things to ask the President, it seemed like the smallest, most insignificant, and easiest. It certainly wouldn’t solve the climate crisis. And it would

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A Symbolic Solar Road Trip To Reignite a Climate Movement by Bill McKibben, via Yale Environment 360

Sep 9th, 2010 | By

An activist caravan to bring one of Jimmy Carter’s solar panels back to the White House symbolizes not only the time the U.S. has lost in developing new energy technologies – but also the urgent need for taking action on climate. via A Symbolic Solar Road Trip To Reignite a Climate Movement by Bill McKibben:

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