The 2014 Right Livelihood Award – often called the ‘alternative Nobel Prize’ – was presented to five recipients at a ceremony in the Swedish parliament in December. Bill McKibben, the author of The End of Nature (the first book written for a general audience about climate change), the founder of, and a long-time contributor to this magazine, was honoured for “mobilising growing popular support in the USA and around the world for strong action to counter the threat of global climate change”. McKibben dedicated his award to all the activists who are working to create a better ...


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