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Keeping our eye on the ball

Written By: - Date published: 6:18 am, June 22nd, 2017 - 22 comments

Compared to this, Barclaygate is a tiny speck of dust by the skirting board behind the couch.

Book review: Eaarth

Written By: - Date published: 9:59 am, May 28th, 2017 - 3 comments

Last Sunday I recycled an old book review. Here’s another one from the vaults, “Eaarth”, by Bill McKibben (of 350.org). It doesn’t pull any punches.

Eaarth

Written By: - Date published: 7:03 am, April 26th, 2011 - 46 comments

I recently finished “Eaarth” by Bill McKibben (of 350.org), a book about the effect of climate change on the planet and how we should be preparing for the future.  Comprehensively researched and brutally honest, Eaarth is a smack in the emotional solar plexus.  Everyone should read it.

We’re hot as hell

Written By: - Date published: 7:19 am, August 6th, 2010 - 67 comments

Extract from an article by Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org and author of Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet. “I’m a mild-mannered guy, a Methodist Sunday School teacher. Not quick to anger. So what I want to say is: this is fucked up. The time has come to get mad, and then to get busy.”

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