Bill Mckibben

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Birthday
8, 1960
Birthplace
Palo Alto, CA
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Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1960 (age 58)
Birthplace
Palo Alto, CA

About

American journalist and environmentalist who is best recognized for his written work covering global warming. He is also known for being the leader of the anti-carbon campaign group 350.org. 

Before Fame

He attended Harvard College where he worked as editor of The Harvard Crimson. After the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980, he dedicated his life to environmental causes. He then started writing for several press outlets including The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Harper's. 

Trivia

He was awarded the Gandhi Peace Award in 2013 as well as the Sophie Prize. 

Family Life

He was born and raised in Palo Alto and married Sue Halpern. Together they have one child. 

Associated With

He is known for having spoke at a Bernie Sanders campaign at Southern New Hampshire University in January of 2016.