Building a Movement to Stop Climate Change
Westminster's Eco-Justice Ministry Team
About Bill McKibben
Bill McKibben is an environmentalist, educator, and author. He is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. A prolific author, his 1989 book, The End of Nature, is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. He is the founder of 350.org, the world’s largest grassroots campaign to counter the effects of climate change. He writes for a variety of publications, including The New York Review of Books, National Geographic, and Rolling Stone. He has earned numerous honors for his writing, including membership in the Literature section of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the John Steinbeck Award. He is the recipient of the Gandhi Prize, Thomas Merton Prize, the Right Livelihood Prize, and honorary degrees from 18 colleges and universities. He lives in the mountains above Lake Champlain in Vermont with his wife, writer Sue Halpern.