Bill McKibben is the author of a dozen books, most recently The Bill McKibben Reader, an essay collection. A scholar in residence at Middlebury College, he is co-founder of 350.org, the largest global grassroots organizing campaign on climate change.
The last days of winter and the first days of spring have seen hundreds of record-breaking high temperatures. Worry.
Do the president's campaign e-mails and leadership style in general betray the heavy hand of big oil on his administration?
If we value the planet, we are going to have to get cruel and blunt about defending its beautiful geography from the fossil fuel industry.