Chubb Fellow Fall 2017

Bill McKibben

Author, Educator and Environmentalist

Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist who in 2014 was awarded the Right Livelihood Prize, sometimes called the ‘alternative Nobel.’ His 1989 book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has appeared in 24 languages; he’s gone on to write a dozen more books. He is a founder of, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement, which has organized twenty  thousand rallies around the world in every country save North Korea, spearheaded the resistance to the Keystone Pipeline, and launched the fast-growing fossil fuel divestment movement. more

Chubb Fellowship Lecture

“Simply Too Hot: the Desperate Science and Politics of Climate”

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 4:30 pm

The Chubb lecture will be held on October 10, 2017, in Woolsey Hall 500 College Street, at 4:30 pm.  Doors will open for seating at 4:10 pm. The lecture is free and open to the public.  It will be followed by a reception for Mr. McKibben with Timothy Dwight Fellows at the Timothy Dwight Head of College house. This reception is by invitation only.  Following the reception, Head of College, Mary Lui will host a dinner in Mr. McKibbeni's honor for Timothy Dwight students and other invited Yale students and guests.