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Environmentalist author speaks at Grinnell graduation

Environmentalist author speaks at Grinnell graduation

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Renowned Environmentalist and Writer Bill McKibben will speak at Grinnell College's Commencement Exercises this spring.

The college is celebrating the Class of 2015 on Monday, May 18, and McKibben will give advice to approximately 400 students receiving their Bachelor of Arts degrees. McKibben will also receive an honorary doctorate.

Bill McKibben has been one of the nation's most outspoken activists on global warming. Among his books is “The End of Nature”, which is regarded by some as the first book about climate change written for a general audience.

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