Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and founder of 350.org, is initiator of Tar Sands Action. He is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College in Vermont and one of the Sojourners contributing editors.
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Despair is Optional
We're like the bad babysitter who takes the 2-year-old out for a tattoo and some piercings.
Every Time I Look Into the Holy Book
Churches are profiting from desecration like this—and every time they look into the account books they should tremble.
An End to the Fossil-Fuel Era?
Now that the Rockefellers have divested, what excuse does anyone else have?
The Problem of Big and Small
Hunkering down is deeply attractive, but we have work to do first.
Time for Confession—and Action
We stood by as our addiction to fossil fuel ran Genesis in reverse.
The Fateful Year Ahead
We need to show that the zeitgeist is changing, and that there's a steep price for fooling us.
Obama's Energy Fail
An "all of the above" policy is in fact no policy at all.
Obama's Two Faces on Climate Change
The president has sought to placate the rich, powerful fossil fuel industry.
Your Turn, Harvard
This kind of neutrality is like defending the right of poor and rich alike to sleep beneath bridges.
A Step Toward Healing
You can't hide this kind of debacle forever—people are finding out.