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Get it done

Unity College, a small school in Waldo County with a focus on environmental issues, announced this year that it will pull its investments from the fossil-fuel industry — underscoring that institutions of higher education have a responsibility to address
Going Green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 21, 2012

'I'd rather fight like hell': Naomi Klein's fierce new resolve to fight for climate justice

Naomi Klein, black-clad and sharp-tongued mistress of the global anti-corporate left, friend to Occupiers and scourge of oil barons, stood outside a dressing room backstage at Boston's Orpheum Theatre one night last month, a clear-eyed baby boy on her h

By WEN STEPHENSON  |  December 14, 2012

Bill McKibben’s climate change crusade comes to Providence

Environmental activist and journalist Bill McKibben was at the heart of the remarkable uprising that forced President Obama to delay approval of the Keystone pipeline, which would funnel oil from the tar sands of Canada to the Gulf Coast.
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  November 30, 2012

Harvard students push for fossil-fuel divestment

Throughout's Do the Math tour this month, climate-change warrior Bill McKibben has blasted Harvard, his alma mater, for the school's failure to fully divest from South African companies two decades ago.
Oil and ivy
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 30, 2012

Hear Bill McKibben speak!

The man being hailed as key in killing the Keystone XL pipeline is speaking in Westbrook tonight. Deirdre Fulton spoke with him this week; read...
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 20, 2012

Truth to power

It's the end of the world as we know it in author and environmental journalist Bill McKibben's latest book, Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet (St. Martin's Griffin).
Going Green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  January 20, 2012


Maine's cohousing movement gains ground

An architect, a professor, a dentist, and a teacher. Children as young as six and retirees in their 60s and 70s. Musicians and massage therapists and artists; Mainers and folks from away. All living together, sharing common space.
Why don't we live together?
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 25, 2011

PODCAST: founder Bill McKibben at the Brattle Theatre [MP3]

There's nothing that anyone reading this post could've done to prevent the recent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Someone (or a group of...
By Michael C. Walsh  |  June 02, 2010
Burrito, McKibben, Juggalos, MRTPQ, Günther and WTF

Burrito, McKibben, Juggalos, MRTPQ, Günther and WTF

The Info Burrito, Bill McKibben, Juggalos, big kids, Günther and the WTF Line are all in today's The Sandbox Podcast! Listen here! Put us on...
By Charlie  |  October 21, 2009

Less can be more

It's one thing to shoot for an ecologically softer lifestyle -- one that's more deliberate, and less wasteful.
Going Green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  October 02, 2009

Not TV

Big names, new names, and a handful of poets provide worthwhile reading this winter to distract you from the Sopranos reruns on A&E.
Mailer, Lethem, Amis, Ashbery deliver good reads
By JOHN FREEMAN  |  December 28, 2006