Pick Bill McKibben’s Brain

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Join us at noon Pacific time (3 pm Eastern) today when Chip Giller, founder of our Climate Desk partner site Grist, hosts a live chat with Bill McKibben, environmental activist and author of The End of Nature and Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. Ask McKibben about the latest news on climate science and climate politics, the need for direct action in the climate movement, and 350.org‘s big plans for a global work party on 10/10/10.

This chat was produced by Grist as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Front page image: 350.org/Flickr

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