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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. www.350.org

McKibben was certainly right in arguing that the battle has been joined. While groups such as McKibben's 350.org draw the line that major petroleum and fossil-fuel companies are on a pathway to wreck the globe, another group ...

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