Bill McKibben Returns to SolarFest
Bill McKibben is founder and senior adviser emeritus of 350.org. His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages. He’s gone on to write many more books, and his work appears regularly in periodicals from the New Yorker to Rolling Stone. He serves as the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College, as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he has won the Gandhi Peace Prize as well as honorary degrees from 19 colleges and universities. He was awarded the Right Livelihood Award, sometimes called the alternative Nobel, in the Swedish Parliament. Foreign Policy named him to its inaugural list of the world’s 100 most important global thinkers.
Workshops & Presentations
Vermont Climate Caucus Co-Chairs Sen. Chris Pearson and Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas join Sen. Bernie Sanders staffer Haley Pero to discuss plans to protect our families, economy and world.
Forest ecologist Charles Canham and his colleague, Joshua Ginsberg, President of the Cary Institute, discuss the pitfalls, and prospects for forest carbon offsets as part of a net-zero economy.