Bill McKibben

Sanders introduces green energy bill

Sanders’ comprehensive bill would require the U.S. energy grid to be 100 percent renewable by 2050. However, with no Republican sponsors, it is unlikely to see action.

McKibben chastises Middlebury protesters for hurting the cause

The activist, a scholar in residence at the college, says those who shouted down speaker Charles Murray appeared to show intolerance and “gave the bad guys a gift.”

Suzanna Jones: Sacrificing nature while claiming to save it

One of Bill McKibben’s faulty assumptions is that industrial renewables meaningfully address climate change.

Global Justice Ecology Project and Bill McKibben to Co-Present Activist Award to Climate Justice Activists

News Release — Global Justice Ecology Project January 17, 2017 Contact: Kip Doyle, Media Coordinator, Global Justice Ecology Project, [email protected] +1.716.867.4080 Buffalo, NY – Global Justice Ecology Project, an international non-profit organization based in Buffalo, NY, joins climate activist and author Bill McKibben to co-present a prestigious activism award in Burlington, VT on Jan. 19, […]

Bill McKibben to Speak at Peace & Justice Center Award Ceremony and Party for Rising Tide VT

News Release — Peace & Justice Center Jan. 10, 2017 Contact: Jen Berger [email protected] Rachel Siegel 863-2345 x1 [email protected] Rising Tide VT to receive Ed Everts Social Justice Activist Award, presented by Bill McKibben On January 19, 2017, Rising Tide VT will received the Ed Everts Social Justice Award, through the Peace & Justice Center. […]

National Sierra Club president, McKibben endorse Minter

The national Sierra Club president and climate change activist Bill McKibben endorsed Democrat Sue Minter for governor in a press conference on Sunday. Aaron Mair, the Sierra Club president, said in a press statement that if Minter is elected, Vermont will continue to lead the nation on climate change issues and environmental policies. “Sue will […]

Bill McKibben: One last chance to get it right

Vermont Gas, and the PSB, have failed in their duty to reconcile the latest scientific and economic information, and to plan for the long-term future of Vermont.

McKibben withdraws endorsement of Dunne, backs Minter instead

The prominent environmentalist criticized Dunne’s position on wind siting and his reversal after early voting in the primary had already started.

McKibben hails states’ efforts to go after Exxon Mobil

At a rally in Burlington, Bill McKibben praised the New York and Massachusetts attorneys general for having “bravely” launched investigations into whether Exxon Mobil deceived its investors about climate change.

Sanders releases climate plan

View More: Full Episodes News|U.S. News|Live News|More News Videos While climate talks in Paris continued, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders released a detailed, ambitious plan Monday that would cut carbon emissions by 40 percent by 2030 and by 80 percent by 2080. The plan, which won praise from a number of environmentalists Monday, aims to tax […]

McKibben to speak at Green Mountain College

Bill McKibben, author, educator, environmentalist, and founder of 350.org, will be on the Green Mountain College campus next Monday, October 27 at 7 p.m. to deliver a public talk “Life on the Border: Vermont, New York and the Future” in Ackley Auditorium.

Sanders congratulates Vermonters and Bill McKibben on People’s Climate March

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) today applauded the more than 1,000 Vermonters who were among 400,000 demonstrators at the People’s Climate March in New York on Sunday

Climate conversation slated for Wednesday in Middlebury

News Release — Middlebury College Sept. 9, 2014 With about ten days before what’s expected to be the largest climate march in human history, a panel of local experts on global warming will provide Vermonters with an update on the status of climate change Wednesday evening Sept 10 at 7 p.m. at St. Stephen’s Church […]

Vermont Town Hall launches with ‘A Conversation with Bill McKibben’

The new Vermont Town Hall series of public conversations is pleased to announce its inaugural event: A Conversation with Bill McKibben at 7 pm Friday, Jan. 31st at the Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe.