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Hope in a World of Inherited Disaster and Funded Ambivalence

How can we confront climate change? When journalist Elizabeth Kolbert asked some of the leading environmentalists that question, she got a variety of answers. What feels like the most common thread between all of these voices, is that major change has to happen, and as soon as possible. 1,497 more words


Team Review: Radio Free Vermont

“It was, he thought, a blessing to have lived out his life in a place that spun slowly like that yellow leaf, an eddy in the American rapids, a place that was shrinking when most of the country was growing, growing, ever-growing,” ~ Bill McKibben… 371 more words


Bill McKibben & Ken Squier: Media, resistance & the way forward

A rare meeting of two icons: Bill McKibben, author, activist and founder of 350.org, and Ken Squier, owner of WDEV Radio Vermont and a legendary sports broadcaster who will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in January 2018, held a public conversation moderated by Vermont Conversation host David Goodman on December 6, 2017 at Bridgeside Books in Waterbury, Vermont. 128 more words


Haiku Quartet, Suicide By Climate Change

“The only climate – change uncertainty is how – fast it will happen”

“Winning slowly in – the War on Climate Change is – the same as losing” 33 more words





“I hope no one secedes, but I also hope that Americans figure out creative ways to resist injustice and create communities where everybody counts.  483 more words


The fight for environmental sanity

Yet another oil spill

Bill McKibben, a college professor and environmental scholar, writes eloquently in the New Yorker that objections to oil pipelines—actual and proposed—that cut through North America (from Canada through the Dakotas and end in Texas) are a fight for environmental sanity. 336 more words

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