Bill McKibben

environmentalist and author

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Founder of the global climate campaign 350.org, distinguished scholar at Middlebury College in Vermont, and author of The End of Nature; former staff writer for the New Yorker magazine

Bill McKibben on KCRW

The “world’s best green journalist” says it may be too late to save the planet, but that doesn’t seem to keep  tech barons and the rest of the uber-rich  up at night.

Silicon Valley doesn’t give a damn about Earth’s imminent demise

The “world’s best green journalist” says it may be too late to save the planet, but that doesn’t seem to keep tech barons and the rest of the uber-rich up at night.

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As America prepares to vote again, a question remains from 2016: are the Russians still “meddling” with US elections?

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Ahead of Gov. Brown’s climate summit, activists are upset with his history of allowing oil wells in California

Today Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill committing California to a carbon free electricity grid by 2045. He’s also kicking off a global climate summit on Wednesday.

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