Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org and the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College. In 2014 he was given the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes called the "alternative Nobel," in the Swedish Parliament. He is also a member of Grist's board of directors.

Money Pollution

The Chamber of Commerce is darkening our skies

It’s always darkest before it goes pitch black.Photo: Twig is the FutureThis essay was originally published on TomDispatch and is republished here with Tom’s kind permission. In Beijing, they celebrate when they have a “blue …

Giving the coal shoulder

Behind the scenes in the big fight against coal

Down with coal!The climate fight hasn’t been going well lately. The Copenhagen conference in Dec. 2009 seemed to mark the effective end of international efforts to control carbon. The U.S. Senate couldn’t even bring itself …

wishful sphinxing

Climate hawks can draw inspiration from the Egyptians

Now they’ve got another reason to cheer.Photo: 350.org We rejoice with our brothers and sisters in Egypt at the news that Hosni Mubarak has resigned. Egypt has been a big part of the 350 movement …

2011 is looking a lot like 2012 the movie

Crazy storms highlight the crazy climate mess we’re in

A hard snow’s a-gonna fall.Photo: 350.orgIf you were in the space shuttle looking down yesterday, you would have seen a pair of truly awesome, even fearful, sights. Much of North America was obscured by a …

reality bites

Hey, Obama: You can't bargain with the climate

There's one place where Barack Obama's reasonable compromises simply won't work. That place is the climate.

Get (sm)art

350 EARTH pulls off world's biggest art project [PHOTOS & VIDEO]

Here?s a behind-the-scenes look at the biggest art project the planet has ever seen -- so big that in some places we needed to back up into outer space for enough perspective.

A change of art

World's biggest art installation will call for climate action

Over the next week, a project called 350 EARTH will put together the planet’s largest work of art, visible from space. Want to lend your body to the cause?

A perfect 10/10/10

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There's no time like the president

White House gets into 10/10/10 spirit with solar-panel plan

Today's announcement that the Obamas will be cooking their breakfast courtesy of the sun could not have come at a better moment.

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