Bill McKibben – Founder 350org.com
The Boston Globe called him “probably America’s most important environmentalist.” Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist, whose 1989 book, The End of Nature. is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages. He is founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement, including a driving force behind the People’s Climate March in NYC. The Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he was the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize and the Thomas Merton Prize, and holds honorary degrees from 18 colleges and universities; Foreign Policy named him to their inaugural list of the world’s 100 most important global thinkers. Rolling Stones Magazine published his article, Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math in 2012, renewed the urgency of the Climate Crisis.
Bill’s website is www.BillMckiben.com
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