"Wouldn’t it be correct to classify as radicals those people who are willing to change the temperature of the entire planet -- with total awareness that they are destroying it in the process?" asks Bill McKibben, founder of 350.org. He goes on to say, “Environmentalists are fighting to preserve the planet as humanity has known it for thousands of years. They’ are fighting to maintain constancy and what can be more conservative than that?
I have been thinking a lot about civil disobedience in the past year. Although I am concerned about the state of our world, I never considered myself an “activist” until recently.