18 Apr '11, 5pm

You have to watch @BillMcKibben’s speech at Power Shift:

You have to watch @BillMcKibben’s speech at Power Shift:

Bill McKibben gave a fiery speech to young climate activists Saturday night at Power Shift 2011. Here's the video and transcript: All right, listen up. Very few people can ever say that they are in the single most important place they could possibly be, doing the single most important thing they could possibly be doing. That's you, here, now. You are the movement that we need if we are going to win in the few years that we have. You have the skills now. You are making the connections. And there is no one else. It is you. That is a great honor and that is a terrible burden. There is no one else. The science is the easy part in this, grim, but easy. 2010 was the warmest year on record. And it was warm. We were on the phone one day with our 350 crew in Pakistan and one of them said, "It's hot out here today," and I was surprised to hear him say it because it's usually hot in ...

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