Ag Policy Blog
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Sun Dec 2, 2012 09:49 AM CST

"The battle has been joined," Bill McKibben told an audience Saturday in Omaha.

An environmentalist and author from Vermont, McKibben has become the country's leading speaker calling for climate-change activism. About 500 people came out Saturday night to hear him speak as part of a month-long tour "Do the Math" to rally the country to join in a fight against fossil fuels.

McKibben was certainly right in arguing that the battle has been joined. While groups such as McKibben's draw the line that major petroleum and fossil-fuel companies are on a pathway to wreck the globe, another group ...

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