Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Talk with national Environmentalist Bill McKibben

Join the Citizen's Climate Lobby on Saturday Oct. 2nd, at 9:30 am for a little breakfast potluck and a 10 am conference call with Bill McKibben at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St.

CCL is using the conference call to kick off the " Million Letter March" to push for legislation for climate change. Great discussions and action planning will follow.

Guest Speaker Bill McKibben is an American environmentalist and writer who frequently writes about global warming and alternative energy and advocates for more localized economies. In 2010 the Boston Globe called him "probably the nation's leading environmentalist" and Time magazine described him as "the world's best green journalist.

In 2009 he led the organization of, which coordinated what Foreign Policy magazine called "the largest ever global coordinated rally of any kind," with 5,200 simultaneous demonstrations in 181 countries. The magazine named him to its inaugural list of the 100 most important global thinkers, and MSN named him one of the dozen most influential men of 2009.

1 comment:

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