Tag Archive for 'Bill McKibben'

Citizens from 189 nations will engage in a global day of climate action on 24 September 2011

April 28th, 2011 by Events

350.org is organising Moving Planet – a global day of climate action on 24 September 2011.  350.org describes it as a day to move beyond fossil fuels. Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org, spoke about this global event at Power Shift 2011.  He said “September 24 is the next big day of action.  We’re calling it […]

350.org founder Bill McKibben speaks at Power Shift 2011 about the urgency of reducing carbon emissions

April 18th, 2011 by Richard Lord

Bill McKibben said “the science is clear. We have a number, 350 parts per million. 350 – the most important number on Earth as the NASA team put it in January 2008.” “Any value for carbon in the atmosphere greater than 350 parts per million is not compatible with the planet on which civilisation developed, […]

Sir Christopher Meyer supports view that political realism will dominate scientific realism at international climate change conferences for the foreseeable future

March 11th, 2011 by Sir Christopher Meyer

Sir Christopher Meyer, KCMG is the former UK Ambassador to the USA and to Germany.  Sir Christopher spoke at an ecobuild conference on 3 March 2011. ———- I am going to sit because I am a pessimist and I prefer to sit down when I am delivering a bad message. There are all kinds of […]

Bill McKibben talks about the International Day of Climate Action

October 24th, 2009 by Richard Lord

Bill McKibben talks about his 350 campaign and the International Day of Climate Action. He says the next six weeks leading up to the climate conference in Copenhagen are critical. Climate change is the most serious issue facing humanity and politicians are going to have to be strong and tough. It will hard work to […]