Bill McKibben, Don’t be Fooled by Obama’s Keystone Cop-out

Now is the time to Turn Up the Heat on getting Obama to permanently end the Keystone XL pipeline. We need to force Obama to reject the pipeline NOW! Let’s not snatch defeat from the jaws of victory! We are winning, but we haven’t won on the issue. Obama doesn’t want to make this decision […]

‘Native America Calling’ Digs into the Tar Sands! “What’s really important?” 706 Arrested Protesting Keystone XL Pipeline (via 47whitebuffalo’s Blog)

Native America Calling covered the Tar Sands Protests on Tuesday, August 3o. You can listen to the entire program online at http://www.nativeamericacalling.com/ Features Environmental Activist Clayton Thomas-Muller (Cree) and other callers. It’s a GREAT radio program! Listen and learn what Indigenous People are saying about the environmental and health costs. NCA Host Harlan McKosato asks: […]

Nader: Tar Sands Arrests on Obama’s Doorstep

Were Obama to look out his White House window and see the arrested and handcuffed demonstrators against this $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline, he might think: “This will upset my environmental supporters, but heck, where can they go in November 2012?” He is right. No matter what Mr. Obama does to surrender environmental health and […]

Activist Bill McKibben on Why Tar Sands Pipeline Is Game Over for the Climate

For a fourth straight day outside the White House, environmentalists were arrested for peacefully protesting a pipeline that would carry acidic crude oil from Western Canada to the Texas Gulf Coast. Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben, who spent the weekend with fellow demonstrators in a Washington jail, discusses the the success of the protest and […]

Protests Continue at the White House Against Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline | AlterNet

Bill McKibben, speaking from jail after getting arrested for protesting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, said, “We don’t need your sympathy, we need your company.” Who are the doctors, lawyers, teachers and students joining Bill McKibben in civil disobedience against the pipeline? Watch this video from the first days of protest to see who is answering […]

Link between climate change and Joplin tornadoes? (via Ecobeth)

Since I couldn’t have said it better myself, I am re-posting an op-ed by Bill McKibben that appeared in this week’s Washington Post newspaper. A link between climate change and Joplin tornadoes? Nah… By Bill McKibben, Published: May 23 Caution: It is vitally important not to make connections. When you see pictures of rubble like this week’s shots […]

My LI Pulse Green Energy Rant: Director’s Cut

IW: My article: starts: Over 30 years ago, President Carter put solar panels on the White House. But don’t go looking for them—President Reagan took them down. Bush 1 and Clinton kept them down. Bush 2 did put three smallish solar collectors on the White House grounds for a maintenance shed and the pool, but […]

The Economics of Happiness trailer

http://www.theeconomicsofhappiness.org/ Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/p… We hear from a chorus of voices from six continents including Vandana Shiva, Bill McKibben, David Korten, Michael Shuman, Juliet Schor, Zac Goldsmith and Samdhong Rinpoche – the Prime Minister of Tibet’s government in exile. They tell us that climate change and peak oil give us little choice: we need to localize, […]

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