Author Archives: laureneclapp

On Climate Change

This is Lauren’s speech for the Climate Summer press conference at City Hall Plaza in Boston. – Before I begin talking to you about climate change, I would like to take a look at past social movements. The abolition of … Continue reading

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Safety is spelled “F.U.N”

Check out this great biking tutorial made by Maine Team and MAssMovement!  

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Delicious Change

By: Carrie Watkins We’ve spent our summer spreading the message of Climate Summer: that we need to transition to clean energy now because for reasons of impending environmental doom, current national security, health, economy, and justice, we cannot afford to continue burning … Continue reading

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Have you been to Westport Point?

By: Lauren Clapp Climate summer is beginning to end, and I finally feel like we’re getting the hang of the routine: ride 35-50 miles, recover, meet lots of awesome people, ride our bikes, sleep on the floor, explore the city, … Continue reading

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Natural and Invasive

By Rayleigh Lei, Outreach and Events Coordinator, Team Mass Movement In between our visit to the Bayside Restaurant and Sylvan Nursery, we had time to go visit a Mass Audubon field station. Americorps and SEEAL members were working together to … Continue reading

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MAssMovement Gets Gassy, Natural Gas That Is!

By: Maureen McCoy, Movement Narrative Coordinator, Team Mass Movement Our week in Westport Point was full of hot weather, “beachin-it,” scenic views, and great people; if all that wasn’t enough, there was always a constant sense of community present.  On … Continue reading

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Why am I doing Climate Summer? (Personal Narrative)

By Carrie Watkins, Team Leader, Team Mass Movement It wasn’t a sudden epiphany or anything, more of a realization process. I’ve always had a love and an appreciation for the natural world, and I’ve always been an avid recycler and … Continue reading

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This Land Is Made For Me and You

By: Lauren Clapp “This land is your land, this land is my land From California, to the New York Island From the redwood forest, to the gulf stream waters This land was made for you and me.   As I … Continue reading

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A Climate Cafe in Arlington

By: Lauren Clapp, New Media Coordinator, Team Mass Movement Our team hosted our first “Climate Café” of the summer this past Thursday in Arlington, and it was a great success! We counted about 45 people in attendance, including our good friends … Continue reading

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“Real Patriots Ride Bikes”

By: Maureen McCoy, Movement Narrative Coordinator, Team Mass Movement This clever phrase was spoken today when Lauren and I met with a Massachusetts State representative Will Brownsberger. Not only was he impressed with our daily food budget, but he told … Continue reading

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