Bill McKibben

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Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben, our nation’s most significant environmental activist, is also a leading journalist, author and academic. A Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, Bill’s The End of Nature (1989) was the first book for a general audience about climate change. A founder of, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement, he has won slews of prestigious awards, including the Right Livelihood Award and the Gandhi Prize and Thomas Merton prizes.

A former staff writer for the New Yorker, he writes frequently for a wide variety of publications around the world, including the New York Review of Books, National Geographic, and Rolling Stone. His most recent book is Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

Keynote Address:

Bill McKibben Keynote Address: Changing the Climate: What We’ve Learned in the Last 30 Years

October 19th | 9:45 am to 10:15 am

Panel Presentations:

A Conversation with Bill McKibben & Fossil-Free UC on Climate Justice & Divestment

October 19th | 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Round Table—Transformative Climate Action: “Solve-the-Whole-Problem” Approaches

October 19th | 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Bioneers 2019 Conference - Seeding the Field: Growing Transformative Movements