Bill McKibben is the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy, and numerous other books. He is the founder of the environmental organizations Step It Up and 350.org, and was among the first to warn of the dangers of global warming. He is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College and lives in... show more
Bill McKibben is the author of The End of Nature, Deep Economy, and numerous other books. He is the founder of the environmental organizations Step It Up and 350.org, and was among the first to warn of the dangers of global warming. He is a scholar in residence at Middlebury College and lives in Vermont with his wife, the writer Sue Halpern, and their daughter.
Birth date: January 01, 1960
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(original review, 2006)"Climate is a Chaotic SystemChaotic Systems cannot be predictedClimate, therefore, cannot be predicted.The IPCC has stated this explicitly."I've been hearing this almost since forever. But is it right?Predicting a Chaotic System is BY DEFINITION impossible. Climate is a Chaoti...
https://msarki.tumblr.com/post/166071074298/walden-with-an-introduction-and-annotations-byWhat nature provides is scale and context, ways to figure out who and how big we are and what we want. It provides silence, solitude, darkness: the rarest commodities we know. It provides reality, in place of...
Dr. John Tennison is a professor at a local university in the mornings; a physician in the afternoons and is known as Dr. Vampyre by night. Well that is when he goes to his favorite bar Sanguine Loon’s in the evenings. Dr. Tennison has Lupus and lives day by day by counting his energy in spoons. He ...
Recently, I participated in a writers' workshop. It took place in an inn that actually floats on the Missouri River. For five days, I was to be hypnotized by the river's ever-flowing current. I thought of Mark Twain, an author whose books I have never read. What better time could there be to acquain...
Growing a Garden City is only possible because of the explosion of interest in local food and community based agriculture. The photographs are gorgeous, but the interviews and text are surprisingly repetitive.