Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, and a founder of He is a member of Grist’s board of directors.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

We're hot as hell and we're not going to take it any more

For years, the fight for a climate bill has been led by moderate green groups. Clearly, their strategy doesn't work. Time to get mad, and then busy.

Daniel Dancer’s ‘sky art,’ climate change choreography

Imagine if your job was to work with a couple of thousand elementary school kids at the same time — to keep them on task, doing the same project, where everyone needed to be exactly in place for it all …

Will Obama stand up to Big Energy in deeds as well as words?

Will the real President Obama please stand up?Photo: Mr. Wright via FlickrThis essay was originally published on TomDispatch and is republished here with Tom’s kind permission. —– Here’s the president on March 31, announcing his plan to lift a longstanding moratorium on offshore …