December 6, 2013 – Environmental Activism

Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, and the author of more than a dozen books, including The End of Nature, Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet and most recently Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist.. He is also the founder of 350.org, the global climate campaign that has been actively involved in the fight against climate change, including taking action against the oil companies, the Keystone XL pipeline, and hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the 2013 winner of the Gandhi prize. As Oil & Honey illustrates, he has been a tireless activist in the forefront of the environmental movement since its very beginning.

Websites Bill mentions on the program:
FossilFree
sungevity
Mosaic

Mentioned by listeners:
Ocean Protection Coalition (707) 895-2996
Sustainable Technology at Mendocino College