Building a Movement to Stop Climate Change
Bill McKibben is an environmentalist, educator, and author, and one of the leading voices on climate change in America. He is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A prolific and award-winning author, his 1989 book, The End of Nature, is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. He is the founder of 350.org, the world’s largest grassroots campaign to counter the effects of climate change. He was awarded the Gandhi Prize, the Thomas Merton Prize, and the Right Livelihood Prize, and has received honorary degrees from 18 colleges and universities. He lives in Vermont in the mountains above Lake Champlain.
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