Bill McKibben


Bill McKibben, believes in a safe climate and a better future — a just, prosperous, and equitable world built with the power of ordinary people. As the founder of, McKibben is building a global grassroots climate movement that can hold our leaders accountable to the realities of science and the principles of justice. He brings with him decades of experience as an author, having written over a dozen books about climate change. In 1989 he wrote The End of Nature, which is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate disruption.

McKibben was the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize and the Thomas Merton Prize, and holds honorary degrees from 18 colleges and universities. Foreign Policy named him to their inaugural list of the world's 100 most important global thinkers.



Warrior Writers

May 2, 2013
The urgency of the climate crisis has compelled writers such as Bill McKibben and Antonia Juhasz to cross the line into advocacy. “Often facts can be…

Carbon Math

November 9, 2012
Activist Bill McKibben and former president of Shell Oil Company John Hofmeister come together at Climate One to discuss the current state of the…

Blessed 350

September 8, 2011
In this Climate One conversation, two of the most influential environmentalists of the past 30 years share the same stage for just the second time in…