Thomas Merton Award goes to climate change activist

McKibbenThe Thomas Merton Center gave its annual award to environmental author and climate change activist Bill McKibben Monday evening and publicly kicked off its campaign to get Pittsburgh City Council to divest all of its fossil fuel investments.  The Merton Center’s campaign is an outgrowth of an international divestment campaign started a year ago by Mr. McKibben and 350.org, the global grass-roots organization he formed to combat global warming.

Read more on Post-gazette.com. Click here for more information about the divestment petition.

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