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Bill McKibben at Worcester World Affairs Council

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Current status of the environment, current challenges, and possible positive impacts, with Bill McKibben, Scholar in Residence in Environmental Studies, Middlebury College

Bill McKibben is a contributing writer to The New Yorker, a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org and the Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermont. He was a 2014 recipient of the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel,’ and the Gandhi Peace Award. He has written over a dozen books about the environment, including his first, The End of Nature, published 30 years ago, and his most recent, Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? He will speak on the current status of the environment, current challenges, and possible positive impacts. More information about McKibben is available on his web site.