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Change in guard at 350.org as Bill Mckibben takes a step back

American environmentalist, journalist, author and co-founder of the climate movement organization 350.org, recently announced his decision to step down from his role of chairman at the organization. 1,316 more words

Climate Change

The Sacred Circle of the Oppressed

From Stanley Kurtz:

What do America’s college students want? They want to be oppressed. More precisely, a surprising number of students at America’s finest colleges and universities wish to appear as victims — to themselves, as well as to others — without the discomfort of actually experiencing victimization.

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Ecological Hermeneutics: “The Bible and Climate Change”

In a very short order we got very, very big. Human beings have always been in Job’s position–small. Our job is to figure out how to get smaller again. 588 more words

Cloud Of Witnesses

A Visit from Bill McKibben (F'14)

We were incredibly lucky to have Bill McKibben visit us last week at the Mountain School to talk about the climate change movement pre- and post- People’s Climate March. 835 more words

Student Interviews

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I was gonna write a much longer, much more rambling post tonight – expounding, perhaps, on the ongoing situation in Ferguson, MO and the frenzied Harry Potter series re-read I’ve completed in the past 3 and 1/2 weeks and then some fairly narcissistic thoughts about introducing a new blogging category –  and then I read this (admittedly quoted outside of the context of the surrounding sentences): 157 more words

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'Climate Change: Which way out?' with Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben, Chris Hedges, Bernie Sanders, Kshama Sawant

I was fortunate to attend the largest climate change march in history on September 21, 2014 in New York City. It was an incredible experience to see roughly 400,000 in the streets demanding urgent action on the climate crisis. 198 more words

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