Citizen Action Monitor

Keystone XL: Trump approves permit, but fight far from over, says defiant Bill McKibben

Sign the petition today to tell Trudeau to reject Trump’s climate denial. No 1918 Posted by fw, March 24, 2017 “Prime Minister Trudeau has said that “only communities can grant permission” … Continue reading

March 24, 2017

Charmers Trudeau and Notley can’t spin the math of climate change, says Bill McKibben

They keep trying out new brands of spin to justify continued expansion of pipelines and oil sands production. No 1792 Posted by fw, October 4, 2016 “We’ve already built as much … Continue reading

October 4, 2016

2 / 565 / 2795 – Why these three numbers are so terrifying — Bill McKibben explains – VIDEO

Hint – The first number is 2 for 2°C No 1178 Posted by fw, November 1, 2014 Do the Math: The Science of Climate Change, by Bill McKibben, Better Future … Continue reading

November 1, 2014

Recent developments give “new hope” to Hamiltonians concerned about climate change

Hamilton residents primed to reduce funding to fossil fuel industry that is damaging the global climate No 1168 Posted by fw, October 20, 2014 “Fossil fuel divestment is the focus … Continue reading

October 20, 2014

Power-packed panel calls for urgent action on climate change — VIDEO

Senator Bernie Sanders, McKibben, Klein, Hedges, Sawant talk climate change for almost 2 hours “Our strategy and tactics must be different…. We will have to speak the language of … … Continue reading

September 23, 2014

DISRUPTION – the official film of the People’s Climate March – Watch It Here

The march is this Sunday, September 21, 2014 in New York City. No 1149 Posted by fw, September 19, 2014 DISRUPTION, a film by Kelly Nyks & Jared P. Scott, … Continue reading

September 19, 2014

Bill McKibben highlights the “tipping point” risks of TransCanada’s proposed Energy East pipeline

But Energy East could also be the “tipping point” of the climate movement, a movement capable of making a tar sands moratorium happen No 1140 Posted by fw, September 7, … Continue reading

September 7, 2014

Bill McKibben takes aim at Obama’s lack of political will and failures to take on global warming

Looks to a “Big Movement” to provide “Big Boost” to political will this September in New York No 1131 Posted by fw, August 28, 2014 “As international climate scientists warn … Continue reading

August 28, 2014

The coming of a leaderless climate change movement guided by “elders-of-all-ages”

“What’s underway is…an all-encompassing fight over power, hunger, and the future of humanity on this planet” No 835 Posted by fw, August 20, 2013 “…it’s our job to rally a … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Powerful global movement is quickly emerging, battling climate change on a thousand fronts

“We know what the future holds unless we resist. And so resist we will.” No 718 Posted by fw, April 14, 2013 “We’ve watched great cultural shifts and organizing successes … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

McKibben giving up on Obama and the Democrats for “fiddling while the planet burns”

“We probably need to think about how to change the country, not the Democrats” No 715 Posted by fw, April 09, 2013 Bill McKibben has more or less given up … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bill McKibben defends effectiveness of student-led divestment campaign targetted at fossil fuel industry

Michael Parenti commends the effort but questions the campaign’s overall strategy and tactics No 646 Posted by fw, January 7, 2013 “…not that we can bankrupt Exxon—we can’t—but that we … Continue reading

January 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

350.org kicks off 21-city campaign targeting Big Oil, Big Gas, Big Coal

Bill McKibben aims to connect dots between extreme weather, climate change, and fossil fuel industry No 606 Posted by fw, November 8, 2012 “Do the Math” tour, which began November … Continue reading

November 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bill McKibben goes toe-to-toe with conservative climate deniers — ever-serious Bill even gets laughs

Host comedian Bill Mayer gets some laughs of his own at the expense of the head-in-the-sand deniers No 591 Posted by fw October 11, 2012 At one point Maher asks … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

U.S. local and national organizations join forces in Washington to launch anti-fracking movement

Rallies to follow in Albany, Philadelphia and other states and regions affected by fracking No 540 Posted by fw, August 4, 2012 I will be watching with considerable interest to … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Bill McKibben reflects on Keystone-related developments and on “how to take on the bad guys”

“We frankly don’t yet know how this all is going to play out — and it’s frustrating as hell.” No 476 Posted by fw, May 14, 2012 “I don’t know … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

May 5, 2012 is Climate Impacts Day — 350.org’s dramatic 2-min video reveals cause for concern and anger

“The fossil fuel industry in pursuit of evermore profit is making life impossible for many of us. We should be mad.” No 461 Posted by fw, April 21, 2012 “350.org … Continue reading

April 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

“The U.N. process . . . it’s getting nowhere . . .” Bill McKibben

No 93 Posted by fw, December 8, 2010 Quotable quotes from Chairman Bill on the U.N. climate change process uttered in sheer exasperation during a Democracy Now video interview on … Continue reading

December 8, 2010 · Leave a comment

Mild-mannered Bill McKibben mad as hell. Uses the “f” word

No 40, Posted by fw, August 5, 2010 “We’re hot as hell and we’re not going to take it any more . . . . So what I want to … Continue reading

August 5, 2010 · Leave a comment