From Chris Jonsson:

Dear Readers,

This program is very powerful and is in a happily condensed format, well worth watching. Bill McKibben is so intelligent, knowledgeable, reasonable, understandable. Do yourself a favor and watch this 1 hour program and follow the ideas that are presented to us for the purpose of being kind to the earth.

It was recorded before the US Gulf oil spill, and is even more appropriate for our world now. Feedback from you to me is always welcome.

My best,

Chris

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet and is all the more relavent

Bill McKibben

About the Program
The former staff writer for the New Yorker argues that it’s time to hunker down, make do with significantly less and concentrate on essentials if humans are to survive on a rapidly changing (degrading) planet.

About the Author

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College in Vermont. His work has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, Outside, and other publications. Mr. McKibben’s books include “The End of Nature,” “The Age of Missing Information,” “Maybe One,” and “Long Distance: A Year of Living Strenuously.” He is the Founder of environmental organizations Step It Up and 350.org.

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