The Common Good

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben, author of The End of Nature and founder of, is initiator of Tar Sands Action.

Blog Posts by Bill McKibben

Posted by Bill McKibben 2 years 38 weeks ago
Please don’t sweat the 2,132 new high temperature marks in June — remember, climate change is a hoax.The first to figure this out was Oklahoma Senator James Inhofe, who in fact called it “the...
Posted by Bill McKibben 3 years 17 weeks ago
I was also struck by their refusal to simply announce a set of demands. Occupiers aren’t dumb—they’ve read and heard the many calls from the media and politicians that they simply say what they want...
Posted by Bill McKibben 3 years 18 weeks ago
One of the highlights of the fall for me was undertaking a kind of Occupy Tourism. I was spending most of my time on the move, working to build the broad coalition that eventually won at least a...
Posted by Bill McKibben 3 years 39 weeks ago
Posted by Bill McKibben 3 years 40 weeks ago

Articles by Bill McKibben

Churches are profiting from desecration like this—and every time they look into the account books they should tremble. 

Now that the Rockefellers have divested, what excuse does anyone else have? 

Hunkering down is deeply attractive, but we have work to do first. 

We stood by as our addiction to fossil fuel ran Genesis in reverse.

We need to show that the zeitgeist is changing, and that there's a steep price for fooling us.