Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is the founder of 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.

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

Forget the Tea Party. Join a Work Party.

Join and Bill McKibben on Sunday for the most widespread day of civic engagement on any issue at any time in the planet's history.

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.

Days that suck

Violent climate video is the opposite of what 10/10/10 is about

A new video from misguided activists shows schoolchildren blown up for not believing in climate change. We at think it's disgusting.

where the sun don't shine

A White House road trip with a solar rock star

Bill McKibben got to see the now-famous enthusiasm gap up close and personal last week when he asked the White House to go back to using solar panels.

Lights, camera, direct action

A call for direct action in the climate movement: we need your ideas

Mass direct action must play a bigger role in the climate movement. Think about possibilities for direct action, and tell us what you come up with.

do a complete 350

Invitation to join 350 EARTH: A global satellite art project

Calling all artists! needs you for the biggest art project ever. The fate of the planet is at stake. Bill McKibben explains.