with Bill McKibben & Helena Norberg-Hodge
In this live conversation and Q&A, Bill McKibben, one of the world’s foremost climate campaigners, answers audience questions about climate change issues. Bill co-founded 350.org and spearheaded the 2014 People’s Climate March, which brought more than a million people on to the streets in 162 countries to demand action on climate change. Helena Norberg-Hodge, founder/director of Local Futures and a pioneer of the worldwide localization movement, joins Bill to provide her own perspective.
If you’d like to continue diving into the world of climate activism, join the 2017 People’s Climate Movement, which will culminate on April 29th with a march on Washington, DC and sister marches in other cities.
Read the chat transcript here.
Recorded February 22nd/23rd, 2017
Photo of Bill McKibben © Nancie Battaglia
Bill McKibben is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org and the Schumann Distinguished Professor in Residence at Middlebury College in Vermont. He is a 2014 recipient of the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ He has written a dozen books about the environment, including his first, The End of Nature, published 25 years ago, and his most recent, Oil and Honey.
Helena Norberg-Hodge (Australia) is a pioneer of the new economy movement and recipient of the Right Livelihood Award and the Goi Peace Prize. She is author of Local is Our Future, Ancient Futures and producer of the award-winning documentary The Economics of Happiness. She is the director of Local Futures and the International Alliance for Localization, and a founding member of the International Forum on Globalization and the Global Ecovillage Network.