1. Pressuring Universities to Divest From Fossil Fuel Stocks


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    Taking a page from the anti-apartheid movement, Bill McKibben is urging students to push their universities and colleges to change their investment strategies.

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    • Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil


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      After the State Department issued a long-awaited environmental impact statement on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline last week, those opposed to the project have intensified their push for the Obama Administration to reject it. This week, Bill Moyers talks with environmentalist Bill McKibben about his hopes that Americans will collectively pressure Obama to stand up to big oil.

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      • Bill McKibben on Why the White House Wants to Approve Keystone


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        Int his clip, Bill Moyers asks environmental activist Bill McKibben why the State Department concluded in a long-anticipated report delivered last week that the proposed 1,179-mile Keystone XL pipeline would basically have no impact on climate change. Like so many issues in politics today, McKibben says the answer basically comes down to money and power. “The American Petroleum Institute told the president two years ago, ‘you do what we say on Keystone or there’ll be political trouble,’” McKibben tells Moyers. “We’ll find out how scared he was.”

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        • Bill McKibben to Obama: Say No to Big Oil


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          The showdown nears for the Keystone XL pipeline, and Bill McKibben says it’s time for Barack Obama to stand up to oil companies and just say no. Next on Moyers & Company.

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          • Encore: Wendell Berry, Poet and Prophet


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            In a rare television interview, environmental legend and writer Wendell Berry leaves his Kentucky farm for an inspiring conversation. Also this week the short documentary Dance of the Honey Bees.

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            • THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE: Climate Change, Capitalism & Community—Trailer


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              Climate change is taking place. Will we have the wisdom to survive? The film features thought leaders and activists in the realms of science, economics and spirituality. The focus: how we can live creatively and even joyfully in the face of this catastrophe. Because they are doing the work that needs to be done, they inspire the viewer to want to join the "team." Featured in the film: Bill McKibben, Joanna Macy, Gus Speth, Roger Payne, & more! "This film is deeply moving and profoundly engaging. Indeed, it has the potential to transform lives because it provides visions of how we should live in the midst of massive environmental challenges. I cannot recommend it more highly!"—Mary Evelyn Tucker, Forum on Religion & Ecology at Yale Visit our website for screening news, more information about the feature-length film: http://olddogdocumentaries.org.

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              • “Dance of the Honey Bee”


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                Bill presents and introduces the short documentary Dance of the Honey Bee. Narrated by Bill McKibben, the film takes a look at the determined, beautiful and vital role honey bees play in preserving life, as well as the threats bees face from a rapidly changing landscape. “Not only are we dependent on the honey bee for much of what we eat,” says Bill, “there is, of course, a grace and elegance they bring to the natural world that would diminish us all were they to disappear.”

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                • Bill McKibben: NW is a critical choke point


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                  Bill McKibben spoke in Vancouver, WA in the lead up to Summer Heat: Columbia River Climate Action and explained why the Pacific Northwest is a choke point of crucial importance when it comes to global energy politics. Here's his short quote shot for the upcoming film Finite, A Story Of American Energy Export. More info on Finite coming soon! In the mean time, get involved with Summer Heat: www.JoinSummerHeat.org

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