Bill McKibben

New York News
12:30 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Bill McKibben Talks About The People’s Climate March

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders (left) with Bill McKibben (right) at the People's Climate March in New York City
Credit U.S. Senate

It’s estimated that up to 400,000 people converged on New York City Sunday for the People’s Climate March, held just before the UN Climate Summit, which begins today. Among those at the rally was Middlebury College scholar and environmental activist Bill McKibben. The founder of,  McKibben was one of the organizers of the People’s Climate March. He spoke with WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley.

7:08 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Bill Would Make Vt. 1st State To Drop Oil Stocks


When Vermont lawmakers return to work in about six weeks, they will consider whether the state should sell off its investments in oil, coal and other fossil fuel companies.

Legislation drafted in the House and Senate would require pension funds covering Vermont teachers and state and municipal employees to sell off those investments to avoid promoting activities that contribute to climate change.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

McKibben Tells Vermont Lawmakers to Act Now on Climate

Bill McKibben

Writer and environmental activist Bill McKibben is urging Vermont lawmakers to pass a big expansion of weatherization programs and block tar sands oil from being shipped on a pipeline that crosses northern Vermont.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:35 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Stephen Gottlieb: Global warming demands a BTU tax

Last night at the Egg I heard Bill McKibben talk about climate change. I was very proud of Joe and Alan and WAMC for organizing it and proud of the WAMC audience for coming out in droves to hear him. The message he brings is not a happy one but it is a message we have to hear and understand; more, it’s a message we have to act on.

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The Roundtable - Hurricane Sandy Coverage
11:45 am
Mon October 29, 2012

Hurricane Sandy - Bill McKibben

We speak with Climate Change expert, Bill McKibben.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:35 pm
Tue October 16, 2012

Stephen Gottlieb: This is an emergency

During the fund drive I heard Joe Donahue and this station working hard to bring Bill McKibben to this audience and lead us away from the catastrophe of global warming. He and the station did a great service and I am proud to be associated with them.

If your house was on fire you wouldn’t stand like a bystander waiting for it to collapse; you’d call the fire department and get anyone you could reach out of there fast.

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WAMC Events
11:39 am
Fri September 28, 2012

“An Evening with Environmentalist Bill McKibben” at The Egg

Bill McKibben

Join us for an evening with world famous environmentalist Bill McKibben at Albany's The Egg.  The event will take place on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 7:00 PM.  All net proceeds from the talk will benefit WAMC's October Fund Drive.   

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