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702 | Fighting for the Planet: Bill McKibben
702 | Fighting for the Planet: Bill McKibben

Photo Credit: Nancie Battaglia

Wed, Nov 9 | 6 – 7 PM
Francis W. Parker School, Diane and David B Heller Auditorium
2233 N Clark St | Chicago, IL | 60614
  • Members: $12
  • Public: $15
  • Students and Teachers: $10

One of the most impassioned figures on the frontlines of environmental change today is Bill McKibben, author of what is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, The End of Nature. In the decades since, he's written extensively, including Oil and Honey, a new book on small-scale local answers and how he became an "unlikely activist" who went to jail for protesting the Keystone Pipeline. McKibben comes to CHF to talk about the accelerating pace of climate change—and hastened efforts to slow it down.

Preorder your copy of Oil and Honey through the CHF box office and save 20%.

A book signing will follow this program.

This program is generously underwritten by Angela Lustig and Dale Taylor.

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Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ His book, The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change. McKibben is a founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement, which has spearheaded the resistance to the Keystone Pipeline, and launched the fast-growing fossil fuel divestment movement. In 2013 he was the winner of the Gandhi Prize and the Thomas Merton Prize.

  • 1970; 1997; 2040
  • Oil and Honey