The 11/29/12 Do the Math Tour with Bill McKibben was
About 1,000 people attended the event, Madison, WI. Co-sponsored by Wisconsin
Interfaith Power and Light and the Islamic
Environmental Group of Wisconsin.
See http://www.cleanwisconsin.org/mckibben and http://math.350.org/, http://gofossilfree.org/
Based on McKibbens
July Rolling Stone article that became one
of the most shared pieces in the magazine’s history, this tour
is the launch pad for a new movement to change the math of the climate
It’s simple math: we can burn 565 more gigatons of carbon dioxide
and stay below 2°C of warming — anything more than that risks
catastrophe for life on earth. The only problem? Fossil fuel corporations
now have 2,795 gigatons in their reserves, five times the safe amount.
And they’re planning to burn it all — unless we rise up to