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 and director of Local Futures and a pioneer of the worldwide localization movement, joins Bill to provide her own perspective.
Recorded February 22nd/23rd, 2017
Photo of Bill McKibben by: © 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 the founder and director of Local Futures/ISEC. A pioneer of the ‘new economy’ movement, she has been promoting an economics of personal, social and ecological well-being for more than thirty years. She is the producer and co-director of the award-winning documentary The Economics of Happiness, and the author of Ancient Futures: Learning from Ladakh, described as “an inspirational classic” and Local is Our Future.