Down to the Wire: A Hot Fight in a Hot World

. October 1, 2017.
Environmental Activist Bill McKibben
Environmental Activist Bill McKibben

Founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide grassroots climate change movement, McKibben was the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize, and holds honorary degrees from 18 colleges and universities. Foreign Policy named him to their inaugural list of the world’s 100 most important global thinkers, and The Boston Globe said he was “probably America’s most important environmentalist.” Hosted by the U-M School for Environment and Sustainability, McKibben, who spearheaded resistance to the Keystone pipeline and launched a fossil-fuel divestment movement, will speak about sustainability and the urgent challenges of the current political environment in regard to impending catastrophic climate change.

2017 Wege Lecture featuring Bill McKIbben
HIll Auditorium, 825 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor
Thursday, October 5, 5-6:30pm
Free, pre-registration 
encouraged
wege2017.eventbrite.com

Trending

To Be Generous, Musically… | Interview with Lily Talmers

Lily Talmers writes her music with vulnerability and openness. We spoke with her about her creative process and her upcoming album, ‘Remember Me as Holy’.

Theatre NOVA Presents ‘4 Genres’ as Next Play in Play of the Month Series

As part of their Play of the Month series, Theatre NOVA is excited to announce ‘4 Genres’ by Ron Reikki. Here’s how to check out the upcoming play and more!

Theatre NOVA’s “Whatcha Doin?” Raises Thoughtful Questions About Fame, Beauty, and Post-Pandemic Life

‘Whatcha Doin’?’ is the first play Theatre NOVA’s Play of the Month Series. Check out our review of the performance and how you can catch a replay of the show.

Michigan Folk Musicians Honor John Prine with Heartwarming Tribute

We lost folk music legend John Prine in 2020. As part of the Ann Arbor Folk Festival, some of Michigan’s most celebrated artists came together virtually to pay tribute.