The Late Show Heats Up with Bill McKibben

It's not every day that a friend and mentor is interviewed on Letterman. Nor is it every day that any climate change expert or advocate is interviewed on Letterman. Bill McKibben's appearance on the Late Show was a big moment in the mainstreaming of climate literacy (as opposed to climate awareness, which has been plenty high since Al Gore was beating his inconvenient drum a few years back).

This is a big moment for our friends at, who are working around the clock these days coordinating the massive, worldwide 10-10-10 Global Work Party (more on that soon), while also trying to convince world leaders to put solar panels on their homes. Here are Bill and Dave: