Top 10 Quotes by Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben

The religious environmental movement is potentially key to dealing with the greatest problem humans have ever faced, and it has never been captured with more breadth and force than in RENEWAL. I hope this movie is screened in church basements and synagogue social halls across the country, and that it moves many more people of faith off the fence and into action.

Bill McKibben
The Arctic and the Antarctic are melting quickly. We may have waited too long to get started. But this is a day for optimism because the battle is fully joined, and the idea that big oil is unbeatable is no longer true.
Bill McKibben

The Age of Missing Information.

Bill McKibben
These new technologies are not yet inevitable. But if they blossom fully into being, freedom may irrevocably perish. This is a fight not only for the meaning of our individual lives, but for the meaning of our life together.
Bill McKibben

Global warming is no longer a philosophical threat, no longer a future threat, no longer a threat at all. It's our reality.

Bill McKibben
Community is as endangered by surplus as it is by deficit. If there is too much money floating around it enables people to have no need of each other.
Bill McKibben

I've always been opposed to population control. In climate terms, population is not the biggest problem going forward.

Bill McKibben
What actually makes people happy is full engagement,
Bill McKibben

There is a tendency at every important but difficult crossroad to pretend that it's not really there.

Bill McKibben
After a lifetime of nature shows and magazine photos, we arrive at the woods conditioned to expect splendor - surprised when the parking lot does not contain a snarl of animals attractively mating and killing each other.