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Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben

Bill McKibben is the author of Falter, the latest of several books, and a founder of 350.org, the grassroots climate change movement. A long-time friend to several of us at Patagonia, we don’t see him nearly enough because he lives in the mountains near Lake Champlain. In 2014, a few biologists saw fit to name a new species of woodland gnat — Megophthalmidia mckibbeni — in his honor.

Articles

To the barricades. A women’s march reached a police blockade on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, North Dakota, in 2016. The #NoDAPL protests focused on Indigenous rights but also the reckoning we’ll all face as the climate crisis intensifies: Do we defend oil companies—or fresh water? Photo: Colin McCarthy

The Climate Crisis Is a Human Issue

Sep 16, 2019 September 16, 2019

Thirty years ago this month, I published my first book, The End of Nature, which was also the first book for a general audience about what we then called the greenhouse effect. And my main worry was about … nature. In 1989, global warming was still a… Read More

Backyard Voting

Backyard Voting

Sep 17, 2010 September 17, 2010

The election season has begun (at least according to the media) and here at Patagonia, we’ve revived our Vote the Environment campaign. We especially want to hear from you about what wild environmental issues are roaming through your backyard, neighborhood, or town. Let us know why people… Read More