Our grandchildren will look toward us one day and wonder what we did in response.
The big question on McKibben’s mind today is this: What the hell happened?
“Vladimir Putin is only powerful because he has oil and gas,” says the Vermont author and environmental activist.
The first U.S. Nordic skier to medal on the world stage is happy to see a new generation of athletes — be it fellow Vermont-trained champion Jessie Diggins or his own namesake son — relieve him of the spotlight.
With a Democratic field stacked with female candidates, it looks like Vermont could send its first congresswoman to Washington in 2023.
The noted environmentalist and author from Vermont decries an attempt to block climate legislation, saying the United States needs to act now on climate to avoid disaster.
Environmental activists, including Bill McKibben, addressed a crowd at Battery Park on Friday after marching through downtown Burlington.
The Ripton-based climate writer has a new target for his activism: his fellow Baby Boomers.
Generally, people in their “third act,” McKibben said, are likely to have skills, resources, time, and “sometimes a lot of grandchildren,” added incentive to act for the benefit of future generations.
Thanks to the shift in national politics, climate activist and author Bill McKibben says, "there's real capacity and real appetite for action on this most important of issues."
The Vermont climate change author is back home after a Washington, D.C., arrest in preparation for an April mass action targeting financial institutions that support fossil fuel interests.
Liberals and moderates have been waiting for moderate, pro-democracy Republicans to rise up in rebellion, but as in post-Reconstruction America, these forces have achieved a tight grip on power.
“What was then a series of warnings is now a series of bulletins from the front lines of what feels more and more like a kind of war,” says the Ripton-based author and activist.
Anthony Pollina, a former staffer, helped shape Sanders' views on the environment.