00:00:29 Like most people, I'm not an activist by nature.
00:00:33 There's really not that many people whose greatest desire it to go out and fight the system.
00:00:40 My theory of change was I'll write my book, people will read it and they'll change.
00:00:43 But that's not how change happens.
00:00:49 So I've been kind of forced to go against my sense of who I am most comfortable being.
00:00:58 It seems like it's the things that's required now
00:01:01 and I think it's probably required that an awful lot of us doing things that are a little hard for us,
00:01:06 make a little noise, be a little uncomfortable,
00:01:10 push other people to be a little uncomfortable.
00:01:14 This is really the fight of our time.
00:01:30 featuring tornadoes, wild fires, a massive drought.
00:01:34 Rising seas due to climate change.
00:01:37 Heat trapping gases from burning oil, coal and gas.
00:01:40 10.9 billion dollars in profits, people look at this and say that's a world turned upside down.
00:01:46 Listening to your testimony makes me even more convinced that we need to act to prevent cataclysmic climate change.
00:01:53 BP cut corner after corner and now the whole gulf coast is paying the price.
00:01:57 How can you justify the record profits you're making?
00:02:00 Well our business is one of very large numbers.
00:02:06 Okay, let's bring out Bill, he's an environmentalism and president and co-founder of 350.org.
00:02:12 And my guest Bill McKibben, our nation's leading environmentalist.
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