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May 05, 2010
As a first step, the government needs to put a tax on carbon dioxide emissions. Fossil fuel needs to pay the price for the damage it causes in the atmosphere.
Bill McKibben is an environmentalist and writer who founded the international climate campaign 350.org. Twenty years ago, with his book "The End of Nature," he offered one of the earliest warnings about the possible impact of global warming. McKibben's most recent book, "Eaarth," examines the current state of the planet.