Bill McKibben Lecture: "Sustaining Life on a Tough New Planet"
Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben will deliver lecture from new book in Great Hall, Memorial Union.
Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben writes about global climate change, alternative energy, and economics. His new book is Eaarth: Making Life on a Tough New Planet. His other books include Wandering Home: A Long Walk through America's Most Hopeful Landscape; The End of Nature; Hope, Human and Wild; and The Age of Missing Information. McKibben is a former staff writer for the New Yorker and a frequent contributor to Harper's, Atlantic Monthly and Outside. He is also the founder of 350.org, an international organization whose mission is to inspire the world to rise to the challenge of climate change with practical actions. The 2010 Pesek Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture and part of the Live Green Sustainability Series.
Listen to an interview with Bill McKibben on NPR’s Speaking of Faith - The Moral Math of Climate Change