The Bush Administration was precisely the wrong thing at the wrong timeMcKibben's climatological bottom line? The human race must change now, as in right this minute, or face a truly lousy future.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Bill McKibben sings the Climate Change Blues
My interview with environmentalist Bill McKibben is up on the Progressive web site and also out in the magazine's dead tree edition. McKibben is a fascinating, driven and somewhat gloomy fellow. Talking to him was both exhilarating (as he looked forward to a post-fossil-fuel era) and downright terrifying as he talked about how far we have to go to get there. In honor of the soon-to-be inauguration of Barack Obama, here's one quote about our outgoing prez: