Monday, May 20, 2013

EVENT: Speaker Bill McKibben


Dear Friends of the Fresno Center for Nonviolence - SAVE THIS DATE!

Saturday, September 14 at 7 p.m. in the Auditorium of Fresno City College  (doors open 6:30)Bill McKibben Speaks!  Bill McKibben is the author of a dozen books about the environment, beginning with The End of Nature in 1989, which is regarded as the first book for a general audience on climate change. He is a founder of the grassroots climate campaign 350.org, which has coordinated 15,000 rallies in 189 countries since 2009. Time Magazine called him 'the planet's best green journalist' and the Boston Globe said in 2010 that he was 'probably the country's most important environmentalist.' Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College, he holds honorary degrees from a dozen colleges, including the Universities of Massachusetts and Maine, the State University of New York, and Whittier and Colgate Colleges. In 2011 he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Bill is a frequent contributor to various magazines including The New York TimesThe Atlantic MonthlyHarper'sOrion MagazineMother JonesThe New York Review of BooksGrantaRolling Stone, and Outside. Bill McKibben’s latest book “Oil and Honey” will be available to purchase both before and after the event.  The event is free and open to the public.  For more information call the Fresno Center for Nonviolence Mon-Fri 11-3 at 559-237-3223 or email Angela Price at angela.price41@comcast.net.

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