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McKibben On Maher: Climate Denial Smack-Down


Two of my favourite Bills talk climate change, along with the Republicans at the table. It is, as posted, a seriously awesome “smack-down” – climate science and reality versus climate nonsense. With infinite patience, Bill McKibben responds yet again to the same tired old Republican/conservative talking points:


If this link stops working, go to this Huffington Post link to view the video.

*Thanks Jen P for sending this my way*

9 Comments leave one →
  1. 2012/10/11 8:27 am

    Christine, Excellent post. Bill was fabulous on Maher’s show. One small nit — and many sites have got this wrong — Bill’s name is spelled “en” as in “McKibben” –

    • Christine permalink*
      2012/10/11 8:42 am

      Thanks so much for the quick response/correction, Franke!

  2. 2012/10/11 1:50 pm

    Good to see McKibben getting the word out there, and thanks for the video.

    • Christine permalink*
      2012/10/11 9:03 pm

      Isn’t he great? His incredible patience, after all this time and so little progress on this issue, is inspiring. What a wonderful role model.

  3. 2012/10/17 6:59 am


    “Bill McKibben vs. Clima…”
    This video is no longer available thanks to a copyright claim by [name withheld coz I don’t see why I should assist in getting it into joe public’s head]

    Isn’t freedom of speech wonderful?

    • 2012/10/17 7:01 am

      Here, maybe?

      • 2012/10/17 10:07 am

        Thanks for the heads up, P. I’ve found a new youtube link, and given the Huffington Post link as a back up.

      • 2012/10/17 5:11 pm

        Thank you for finding the replacement 🙂

      • 2012/10/17 5:44 pm

        ‘welcome! Unfortunately it’s missing the last couple of minutes, but it’s the best I could do.

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