Oil and honey : the education of an unlikely activist
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New York : Times Books, 2013.
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255 pages ; 22 cm.
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English
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9780805092844, 0805092846

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Includes index.
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"Bill McKibben is not a person you'd expect to find handcuffed in the city jail in Washington, D.C. But that's where he spent three days in the summer of 2011, after leading the largest civil disobedience in thirty years to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. A few months later the protesters would see their efforts rewarded when President Obama agreed to put the project on hold. And yet McKibben realized that this small and temporary victory was at best a stepping-stone. With the Arctic melting, the Midwest in drought, and Sandy scouring the Atlantic, the need for much deeper solutions was obvious. Some of those would come at the local level, and McKibben recounts a year he spends in the company of a 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 absolute center of the maelstrom and from the growing hive of small-scale local answers to the climate crisis. With characteristic empathy and passion, he reveals the imperative to work on both levels, telling the story of raising one year's honey crop and building a social movement that's still cresting"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation (style guide)

McKibben, B. (2013). Oil and honey: the education of an unlikely activist . Times Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

McKibben, Bill. 2013. Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist. New York: Times Books.

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McKibben, Bill. Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist New York: Times Books, 2013.

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McKibben, Bill. Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist Times Books, 2013.

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