Bill McKibben Continues His Keystone XL Campaign

Bill McKibben, founder of Overbrook grantee and a central rallying voice behind the Keystone protesters, appeared on The Colbert Report last night to discuss his latest efforts to stop the Senate from approving legislation to resurrect Keystone XL.

Yesterday, led a charge to send 500,000 emails to the Senate asking elected leaders to “block any efforts to revive the dangerous Keystone XL pipeline.” The push ends today, and as of this morning, the pile of emails was closing in on 700,000.

If you want more information on the trajectory of this movement and commentary from Bill McKibben, please watch's video on the fight against Keystone XL.