BILL MCKIBBEN

Bill McKibben

Wednesday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Oconomowoc Arts Center
641 East Forest St.

Tickets $28.00*
*Ticket includes a copy of Oil and Honey and will admit one or two people


With the Arctic melting, the Midwest in drought, and Irene scouring the Atlantic, McKibben recognized that action was needed if solutions were to be found. Some of those would come at the local level, where McKibben joins forces with a Vermont beekeeper raising his hives as part of the growing trend toward local food. Other solutions would come from a much larger fight against the fossil-fuel industry as a whole.  Oil and Honey is McKibben’s account of these two necessary and mutually reinforcing sides of the global climate fight—from the center of the maelstrom and from the growing hive of small-scale local answers. With empathy and passion he makes the case for a renewed commitment on both levels, telling the story of raising one year’s honey crop and building a social movement that’s still cresting.

Bill McKibben is the author of more than a dozen books, including The End of Nature, Eaarth, and Deep Economy.
He is the founder of the environmental organization 350.org and was among the first to warn of the dangers of climate change.
He is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize.

Event Co-sponsored by 

Greener OconomowocSustain Jefferson

Town Country RCD

Town Country RCD
WPR

 

 


 

 

-Doors open at 5:30p.m.

-The Oconomowoc Arts Center is located approximately 2.3 miles north of I-94 on Hwy 67/Summit Ave at Forest Rd-
     your first left at the stop light immediately after the Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital.

-Your copy of Oil & Honey will be available at the event. 
      Or you can pick up your copy before October 8th at Books & Company, but you must present your ticket to do so.

-Bill McKibben will sign copies after his presentation.  Additional books will be available at the event.

 -Call us at Books & Company if you have any questions regarding the event.  262-567-0106

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Event date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Oconomowoc Arts Center
641 East Forest St
53066 Oconomowoc
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